humidity conditions

anonymous asked:

It could have gone worst. they could had substitute the guns with the first model of M16 ( i'm totally not sorry)

//That gun jammed so much because of the humidity and rough conditions in which they served. Imagine that things functionality when in hotland. Those poor changelings would be better off with the chauchat at that point.

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Nearly everyone has been taught of the water cycle: how water evaporates into the air, condensates to form clouds, and precipitates as rain. Bronzong, it seems, is the master of the water cycle: it can summon rain clouds and bring about plentiful harvests. To understand how this pokémon works, we’re going to have to go more in depth than that.

At any given day, the air in the atmosphere is between 0 to 4% water vapor. In dry, cold environments there is less water. Warm, tropical, humid places tend to have more water in the atmosphere. For the water in the air to become clouds, several things need to happen.

First, the water needs to saturate. In other words, there needs to be more water in the atmosphere than the air can hold. How much water the air can hold is dependent on the pressure, humidity, and other conditions of the atmosphere, but an easy way to cause saturation is to lower the temperature. The cooler local air is, the less water it can hold. So by cooling the air to a certain temperature, called the dew point, the water will start to saturate, forming dews on leaves, or starts to form clouds by attaching to condensation nuclei.

Condensation nuclei are the “seeds” to clouds. Water will attach to these particles, typically specs of dust, dirt, or salt that floats in the air. “Artificial” clouds often use silver iodide, potassium iodide or dry ice for condensation nuclei. Water molecules attach to these nuclei, forming water droplets in the air. When sunlight hits a collection of these droplets, it scatters and appears white: a cloud.

As you can easily imagine, a condensation nuclei can only hold so much water before it becomes too heavy to float in the air, and starts to fall out of the sky. If the droplet gets large enough, by merging with other droplets for example, it will fall all the way to the ground as rain.

Now that we know how rain clouds form, we can figure out how Bronzong summons them. First, it needs to saturate the water in the air. It could do this by simply adding more water, but since Bronzong is not a water type this is probably not the case. Instead, Bronzong could lower the temperature of the air by absorbing heat from the atmosphere, similar to Gengar. Or, since it is a bell, Bronzong could ring. Sound is a pressure wave, so by manipulating the air pressure, Bronzong could promote saturation that way.

Now that the water starts to condensate, Bronzong fills the air with condensation nuclei, by kicking up clouds of dust, or perhaps producing chemicals itself, emitting puffs of silver iodide or similar chemicals for the water to attach to. 

Once the air is filled with floating air droplets, they just need to become heavy enough to fall. By ringing it’s bell, the sound causes vibrations in the atmosphere, causing the water droplets to run into each other and merge, eventually growing large enough to fall to the ground as rain.

Bronzong creates rain clouds by changing the pressure and temperature in the air, promoting water to condense. It then releases dust and chemicals into the air, which the water uses as seeds to attach to and form rain clouds.


Scientists at the Wageningen University in the Netherlands were to successfully grow edible vegetables in soil similar to that found on Mars. Tests done on the harvest showed that the plants contained ‘no dangerous levels’ of heavy metals and researchers declared the results promising. Although the experiment did not take place in actual Martian soil, scientists did use dirt from Earth to create a mix that was as close as possible to soil found on the surface of Mars. The experiment found that radishes, peas, tomatoes, cress, rocket and rye all flourished in Martian soil. The original experiment took place in April 2015, with the final harvest finished in October 2015. Inside a glass house, the plants were cultivated under constant temperature, humidity and light conditions and under Earth atmosphere. 'This is because we expect that first crop growth on Mars and moon will take place in underground rooms to protect the plants from the hostile environment including cosmic radiation’, said lead researcher Dr Wamelink. This experiment is in an important step in the journey of humans to Mars as soils from Mars are known to contain toxic heavy metals such as lead, arsenic and mercury. If future colonists were to ingest these metals while eating Martian crops, it would be devastating for their health and for the colony.

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Jupiter Io & Ganymede (2) by Gary Varney
Via Flickr:
Best 40% of 2000 frames. Average transparency and good seeing, per CSC. Very humid conditions. Io to the left, Ganymede to the right. Hardware: CPC800 GPS XLT ASI120MC-S and Shorty 2X Barlow. Software: FireCapture Autostakkert Registax Photoshop CC 2015

Although no two snowflakes are alike, you’ll find that all snowflakes retain their hexagonal shape as they grow. As they move through the air, water vapor molecules stick to the six sharp edges and expand the snowflake outwards, bit by bit. The developing shape depends on atmospheric conditions like humidity and temperature, and as snowflakes fall, changes in weather conditions can effect how they grows. However, since conditions at the six sharp edges of one snowflake are similar, a symmetric snowflake will grow.

Why six sides? Find out by watching the TED-Ed Lesson The science of snowflakes - Maruša Bradač

Animation by bottomless well films

Friends from England and surrounding areas experiencing the heatwave: the best advice I can give, especially if low on resources, is to use any sort of spray bottle with a mist (so long as it hasn’t previously contained any toxic chemical products) and keep it filled with water. Spray it directly onto your face, then with a hand fan (or any flat material that doesn’t flop - you can even cut the cardboard from the side of a cereal box if need be) wave it closely in front of you so that the wind hits the wet surface of your face. It’ll help intensify the coolness of the wind, help you breathe a lot easier, and using a mist means you can take your bottle anywhere with you and the water level will still last an entire day. It’s a simple solution but an absolute lifesaver, trust me.


Adiantum peruvianum is a fern in the family Pteridaceae. Commonly known as Silver Dollar Fern, it is native to Peru. Normally, when people think of ferns, they imagine finely dissected leaves (known as pinnae in ferns), but the pinnae of this species are large, and undivided. The sporangia are aggregated in circular sori on the margins of the underside of the leaf. This fern is widely cultivated where it requires hot, humid conditions, and plenty of shade.

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