Thomas Knutson

Jan. 25, 2008

Hurricanes, Climate and Weather

Researchers from the American Meteorological Society met this week in New Orleans, site of the Hurricane Katrina disaster just years ago. How much is known about the effects of climate change on hurricanes?

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Strange Fish

Dr. Seuss's McElligot's Pool (1947) features some fantastic fish—ones with pinwheel-like tails, curly noses, long floppy ears, or Kangaroo pouches. The fictional fish do have some truly strange nonfictional cousins, among which are giant oarfish, barreleye fish, and sawfish.

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