#wanttoknow! – This week’s viewer question comes from Kevin Mwachiro in Mombasa, Kenya.
To fight global warming, some say humans will have to manipulate the climate system. But such intervention could have serious ramifications for people and the planet.
Scientists say Bali's Mount Agung volcano is set to blow. Previous major volcanic eruptions have had a cooling effect on the climate, with one even leading to what became known as the "year without a summer."
Asteroid 2012 TC4 will pass mighty close by our planet this Thursday. A direct hit would cause untold destruction. So, are we really prepared for such an event?
Hurricanes need horizontal and vertical movement to develop. Both are possible on other planets. There are even storms with liquids other than just water, such as methane. Metals are not well suited to cause storms.
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