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June 18, 2024
Pride Month Spotlight: Progress, History, Future
LGBTQ+ members of the AMS community give us their thoughts on pride, community, history, and the path forward.
June 11, 2024
Pride Month Spotlight: Finding Community
June is LGBTQ+ Pride Month. We asked a few members of the AMS community to give us their thoughts on pride, community, history, and the path forward.
May 31, 2024
Bumpy Flight into Hurricane Ian Births a New Metric for Turbulence
A 2022 flight into Hurricane Ian (featured in a viral video) was officially the bumpiest ever on a "Hurricane Hunter" aircraft, according to new research presented at the 36th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology.
May 21, 2024
Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month Spotlight: Dr. Syukuro “Suki” Manabe
The work of Nobel Laureate Syukuro "Suki" Manabe demonstrated key features of climate change and laid the foundation for current and future models of Earth's climate system.
May 6, 2024
Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month Spotlight: Dr. Tetsuya “Ted” Fujita
Nicknamed “Mr. Tornado,” Dr. Tetsuya Theodore ‘Ted’ Fujita, developer of the Fujita scale for tornado intensity, used his background studying the damage from atomic bombs to pioneer research on meteorological hazards.
May 2, 2024
SunSketcher (Part 2): Ordinary People Become Solar Eclipse Scientists for a Day
During the 2024 North American solar eclipse, a pioneering project aimed to use citizen-science smartphone data to help determine the true shape and size of the sun. How did it turn out? This is part two of a two-part post.