Slush Waves Wash Over Nantucket

(Photo by Jonathan Nimerfroh)

Not all slushies come in styrofoam cups. Off the coast of Massachusetts yesterday, Nantucket islanders saw giant waves frozen over with slush. Sarah Oktay is an oceanographer at the University of Massachusetts Field Station on the island. She tells Cassandra Basler why this happens when record cold combines with a very specific set of conditions.

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For Columbia Radio News, I’m Cassandra Basler. In New York City more than 20 mayors from some of the biggest meetings across the country are meeting at Gracie Mansion today. They’ll discuss the practical implementation of the President’s executive order on immigration. The meeting comes just days after 20 states filed a lawsuit against the […]

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