By Paul Markowski and Yvette Richardson, professors of meteorology Editor’s note: May and June are typically peak months for tornadoes in North America. We asked Penn State meteorology professors Paul Markowski and Yvette Richardson to explain why tornadoes form, how to stay safe if you’re near one and whether climate change is affecting tornado patterns. 1. Where […]
The following Penn State exoplanet experts are available to media to comment on the NASA Spitzer Space Telescope discovery of the first known system of seven Earth-size planets around a single star. Thomas Beatty, email@example.com Post-doctorial fellow in Astronomy and Astrophysics, Beatty’s research interests include observational studies of transiting exoplanets, from detection through to follow-up […]
Penn State expert Associate Professor of Entomology and Disease Epidemiology Jason Rasgon is available to comment on Zika. Contact Rasgon at firstname.lastname@example.org or call Penn State News and Media Relations at 814-865-7517. In this Probing Question video, Rasgon looks at the relative risks for Pennsylvanians of Zika virus, Lyme disease and West Nile virus.