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By George

By George

"By George!" is a weekly blog written by "Explore with George" host George Elliott. These are thoughts and quick research projects that have popped into his mind recently that he would like to share with you. Sometimes quirky but always entertaining and informative, it's a perspective that only George can bring to

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BY GEORGE: The Heat of the Valley

It’s official, Death Valley is the hottest spot on the planet, reaching 134 degrees at Furnace Creek July 10th, 1913.  At one time there was a dispute to that, putting Al Aziz

BY GEORGE: Tornadoes in the Dark

We all know tornadoes can occur at any time of the day, but not long ago it was a common misperception to believe that tornadoes at night were either weaker, and/or less desctructive.  Not onl

BY GEORGE: The colors of fat

Calories in food are a measurement of the potential energy in that organic compound.

BY GEORGE: My Summer Forecast

It’s summer season, and that means it’s time to glance at our future…weatherwise anyway.  The summer months are considered June, July, and August, and my analysis shows that

BY GEORGE: Hurricane Outlook and Discussion

Here we are again into another official hurricane season.  I’d like to expand on the current forecasts that are circulating, and add my scientific perspective to what I believe will ulti