(Reuters) – Swarms of grasshoppers have descended upon America’s Sin City in unusual abundance this week, disrupting weather radars, deterring tourists and invoking hysteria on social media.
The Great Cold Snap of 2019 has given us a ton of terms we didn’t know we needed: Frost quakes. Snow squalls. Steam fog.
Now we can add another one to the list: ghost apples.
This is incredible, just… wow. I wonder how much they spent on that technology.
Japan’s weather agency has declared a heatwave sweeping the country a natural disaster, with at least 65 deaths recorded in the past week.
Can you imagine how beautiful it might be to witness snow falling on the rust-colored surface of Mars or a steady rain of glittering diamonds on blue Neptune?
No, these aren’t images from Prince or David Bowie’s lyric journals or scenes from some galactic version of “Game of Thrones.” Rather, two studies published this week suggest what weather might be like on Mars, Neptune and Uranus.