What is Wind?

We all know that warm air rises, but how does this scientific fact influence our weather and create those flows of air molecules that we know of as wind? In this video, it explains where wind comes from, what factors influence it, and how fast it can go! ----------- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome products over at DFTBA Records: http://dftba.com/artist/52/SciShow Or help support us by subscribing to our page on Subbable: https://subbable.com/scishow -- Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet? Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Tumblr: http://scishow.tumblr.com Thanks Tank Tumblr: http://thankstank.tumblr.com Sources: http://www.universetoday.com/82329/what-causes-wind/ http://atmo.tamu.edu/weather-and-climate/weather-whys/683-what-causes-wind http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/learning/wind/what-causes-wind http://www.iowaenergycenter.org/wind-energy-manual/wind-and-wind-power/what-causes-wind/ http://www.srh.noaa.gov/jetstream//synoptic/wind.htm http://science.nationalgeographic.com/science/earth/earths-atmosphere/wind/ http://www.atmos.illinois.edu/earths_atmosphere/wind_formation.html http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=where-does-wind-come-from

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