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2014-07-16 04:40:49

Ten years ago on July 15, NASA launched the Aura satellite aboard a Delta II 7920-10L rocket into a sun-synchronous, near polar orbit approximately 400 miles above the Earth.

NASA Images Highlight US Air Quality Improvement
2014-06-27 03:22:56

Anyone living in a major US city for the past decade may have noticed a change in the air.

Honey Bees' Ability To Locate Food Masked By Diesel Fumes
2013-10-03 12:53:25

Scientists are currently in search of an explanation for the decline of honeybee populations around the world and a new study published in the journal Scientific Reports has found that diesel exhaust may be playing a role.

NASA Study Finds Connection Between Population And Pollution
2013-08-20 14:33:41

While previous research has linked employment or innovation statistics to urban population density, a new study from NASA scientists has made a connection between pollution and the number of people living in a city.

High Nitrogen Dioxide Levels From Three Large Fires In Arizona
2013-07-02 17:24:56

This June 29, 2013 image from the OMI, or Ozone Monitoring Instrument aboard NASA's Aura satellite shows nitrogen dioxide (NO2) levels in Arizona pertaining to three large fires.

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

Atmospheric model calculates changes in air quality over the coming decades

2012-01-13 14:50:24

In a breakthrough paper published in this week's issue of Science magazine, researchers from Sandia's Combustion Research Facility, the University of Manchester and Bristol University report direct measurements of reactions of a gas-phase Criegee intermediate using photoionization mass spectrometry.

Pollution Increases Heart Attack Risk
2011-09-21 11:19:03

According to a study published in the British Medical Journal, high levels of pollution could increase the risk of having a heart attack for up to six hours after exposure.

2011-02-22 15:44:01

Differences in air pressure over the North Atlantic have meant that the last two winters in Gothenburg, Sweden, have been extremely cold.


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Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.