Antarctic desert

24 curiosities about Antarctica

What do you know about the largest desert in the world? Sure there are at least 24 things you still don't know. Enter and discover 24 curiosities about Antarctica.


Cielomoto, an earthquake in the air

Cielomoto, an earthquake that occurs in the air and for it there is still no logical explanation. Find out more about this meteorological phenomenon

Hurricane 1

After the hurricane: photos

Collection of photographs, taken in the United States, that helps us understand how those affected cope with the passage of a hurricane.

Cumulonimbus, storm cloud

The Cumulonimbus

According to the WMO, the Cumulonimbus are described as a thick and dense cloud, with a considerable vertical development, in the form of a mountain or huge towers. It is associated with storms.


The Cumulus

Cumulus clouds are vertically developing clouds formed mainly by vertical currents favored by the heating of the air at the Earth's surface.

The Stratus

Stratus are made up of small water droplets although at very low temperatures they can consist of small ice particles.

Pillars of Light in Jackson

Pillars of light, a beautiful light effect

Pillars of light, a beautiful light effect that occurs naturally when the ice in the atmosphere reflects light from the Moon, the Sun, or light that comes from an artificial source

Overview of the nimbostratus

The Nimbostratus

Nimbostratus are described as a gray, often dark layer of clouds, with an appearance veiled by the precipitation of rain or snow falling more or less continuously from it.


The Altocumulus

Altocumulus are classified as medium clouds. This type of cloud is described as a bank, thin layer or layer of clouds composed of very varied shapes.


The Cirrocumulus

Cirrocumulus trees consist of a bank, thin layer or sheet of white clouds, without shadows, composed of very small elements. They reveal the presence of instability at the level at which they are.


The Cirrus

Cirrus are a type of high cloud, usually in the form of white filaments made up of ice crystals.