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Why is it so Windy Outside?

9 days ago   |   By Science made simple

Flying away! Image Credit: Public Domain
By Naomi Dinmore
It's one of those days. Things are flying away, birds are loopier than usual and there's no point even trying to have a conversation outside (because of the utter howling in your ears). Isn't that annoying?
The wind.
It doesn't care how annoying you find it - it's just doing its job as a part of nature. We all know that the weather is weird and exciting and strange anyway, especially here in the UK, but what exactly makes it windy?
What causes the wind?
We have to start really big: with the sun.
As you probably know already, the...
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