GRAVITY 2 (IMAGE) Rice University Caption Gravity waves overlap over Australia in this NASA satellite image. Defining how atmospheric gravity waves influence weather and climate is the topic of a new study funded by the National Science Foundation. Credit NASA/Visible Earth Usage Restrictions None License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.