clouds

tech-science

Mysterious Clouds on Mars Formed by ‘Meteoric Smoke,’ Study Says

Scientists have identified a kind of cloud on Mars that has been neglected in past climate models.
Becky Ferreira
6.17.19
Mars

What's That Weird Cloud That's Been Looming Over Mars for Weeks?

A 930-mile-long cloud is suspended over one of Mars' volcanoes.
Becky Ferreira
10.26.18
Lasers

Scientists Want to Punch Holes in Clouds With Ultra-Hot Lasers from Space

The satellite laser communication revolution is just around the corner, but it has one especially obstinate foe—overcast weather.
Becky Ferreira
10.17.18
clouds

These Electric Blue Clouds Are Made from Ice Crystals and Meteor Debris

NASA’s PMC Turbo mission captured new views of polar mesospheric clouds from a five-day balloon flight over the Arctic.
Becky Ferreira
9.21.18
Comics!

'Clouds That Look Like Things,' Today's Comic by Robin Vehrs

A couple tries to understand the relationship between cloud gazing and the afterlife in today's comic.
Robin Vehrs
10.17.17
Martian weather report

Watch the Clouds Roll by on Mars With the Curiosity Rover

Evaporating water ice crystals in the Martian atmosphere create cirrus-like formations above the red planet.
Becky Ferreira
8.10.17
gif six pack

Let's Hear It for Clouds

Here's animated proof that clouds rule.
Beckett Mufson
7.14.17
nature photography

Awe-Inspiring Timelapse Captures a Rare Phenomenon at the Grand Canyon

Filmmaker Harun Mehmedinović captures various areas of the Grand Canyon, both during the day and at night, as clouds drift through its mazes.
DJ Pangburn
5.15.17
music video

[Exclusive] Dream the Day Away with Gelatinous, City-Flooding Clouds

Patrick Jean—who created the viral video that inspired Adam Sandler's 'Pixels'—directs a surreal visuals for Andy C's remix of "Speed Of Light" by Pegboard Nerds.
Beckett Mufson
5.2.17
Photography

Crisp Photos Catch White Balloon Clouds Invading Architectural Spaces

For the latest exhibition of his ‘Invasions’ series, artist and photographer Pétillon’s balloons take over Magda Danysz Gallery in Paris.
DJ Pangburn
12.28.16
nasa

Watch Summer Clouds Roll Across the Skies of Saturn's Moon Titan

NASA’s Cassini orbiter wants to make its final year of service count.
Becky Ferreira
11.6.16
Art

A Dutch Artist Takes Augmented Reality into the Clouds

Artist Daan Roosegaarde creates a permanent 3D cloud-laden sky for Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport.
DJ Pangburn
8.28.16
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