Hurricane Frances displays the Coriolis effect which has a dominant influence on the global circulation of the atmosphere and oceans.

On the rotating Earth, a moving object deviates from a straight line, being deflected to the right in the northern hemisphere and to the left in the s(...)

 Aylan Kurdi’s body lies on the shores in Bodrum, southern Turkey, on September 2, 2015.  Photo  Nilufer Demir/AFP/Getty Images

In September 2015, we were told that publishing the image of the drowned body of three-year-old Alan Kurdi was a turning point, spurring empathy for t(...)