Back to Article List From the January 2009 issue Bob Berman’s Strange Universe: Alien winds March 2009: The wind is a powerful force - even on other planets. By Bob Berman | Published: January 26, 2009 Recall a soft breeze on a warm night. Or a howling blizzard. Or dead calm in a summer field, with no sound except for a buzzing insect. Our experiences are shaped by the wind.