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Tidal Overflow
2014-11-28 03:00:33

Five new NASA airborne field campaigns, including one managed by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California, will take to the skies starting in 2015 to investigate how long-range air pollution, warming ocean waters and fires in Africa affect our climate.

Research By NASA Provides Guideline For Future Alien Life Search
2014-09-15 03:57:50

Astronomers searching the atmospheres of alien worlds for gases that might be produced by life can't rely on the detection of just one type, such as oxygen, ozone, or methane, because in some cases these gases can be produced non-biologically

largest ozone hole over Antarctica
2014-08-21 03:50:52

NASA research shows Earth's atmosphere contains an unexpectedly large amount of an ozone-depleting compound from an unknown source decades after the compound was banned worldwide.

2014-08-20 16:21:02

WASHINGTON, Aug.

when a pine-scented molecule combines with ozone in the surrounding air, some of the free radicals created in the process grab oxygen with unprecedented speed
2014-02-27 06:28:35

A new study from an international group of scientists illuminates the process by which gas wafting from coniferous trees creates particles that can reflect sunlight or promote cloud formation.

Ancient Earth Was Warmer Due To Forest Emissions And Wildfires
2014-02-06 04:13:00

According to a new study published in the journal Geophysical Research Letters, wildfires could explain why the Earth was so hot three million years ago.

Air Pollution Increases Worldwide
2012-08-01 12:22:05

Atmospheric model calculates changes in air quality over the coming decades


Word of the Day
marcescent
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.
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