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Greenhouse Gas Levels Rising at Fastest Rate Since 1984
Science & Tech  (tags: CO2emissions, WMO, atmosphere, climate-change, environment, pollution, weather, wildlife, water, trees, healthconditions, destruction, nature, science )

Ray
- 108 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A surge in atmospheric CO2 saw levels of greenhouse gases reach record levels in 2013, according to new figures.
Perseid Meteor Shower: Earth Bombarded By Tons of Meteoroid Dust
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, research, space, study, technology, meteor shower, dust, comet, atmosphere, light streaks )

Giana
- 502 days ago - news.yahoo.com
When the annual Perseid meteor shower peaks tonight and Monday (Aug. 11 and 12), dusty fragments ripped from the tail of comet Swift-Tuttle will burn up in Earth's atmosphere, leaving streaks of light across the sky.
Auroral Light Is Polarized After All - Physicsworld.Com
Science & Tech  (tags: light, polarised, atmosphere, Bob Duncan, Australia, Aurora Australia )

Jenny
- 811 days ago - physicsworld.com
Fifty years ago an Australian physicist Bob Duncan reported that light from the Aurora Australis (or Southern Lights) was polarized. Although his discovery could have provided a new way of studying the atmosphere of Earth, other scientists...
Record Loss of Ozone Over Arctic
Science & Tech  (tags: science, technology, ESA, ozone, arctic, atmosphere, polar vortex, weather )

Beatrice
- 1362 days ago - esa.int
ESA's Envisat satellite has measured record low levels of ozone over the Euro-Atlantic sector of the northern hemisphere during March. This record low was caused by unusually strong winds, known as the polar vortex, which isolated the atmospheric mass
Mars Gets a Facelift
Science & Tech  (tags: Mars, atmosphere, science, space, research, earth )

Nancy
- 1422 days ago - news.discovery.com
During winter, carbon dioxide condenses out of the atmosphere and forms a frost of dry ice that coats the planet's polar region. The subsequent spring-time thaw, apparently, is not a subtle affair.
Jupiter Scar Likely From Titanic-Sized Asteroid
Science & Tech  (tags: Jupiter, Asteroid, Atmosphere, Science, Research, NASA )

Nancy
- 1430 days ago - sciencedaily.com
A hurtling asteroid about the size of the Titanic caused the scar that appeared in Jupiter's atmosphere on July 19, 2009, according to two papers published recently in the journal Icarus.
Longstanding Mystery of Sun's Hot Outer Atmosphere Solved
Science & Tech  (tags: Sun, Atmosphere, solar physics, science )

Anna
- 1448 days ago - sciencedaily.com
One of the most enduring mysteries in solar physics is why the Sun's outer atmosphere, or corona, is millions of degrees hotter than its surface.
Is Titan's Waterless Atmosphere Capable of Creating DNA?
Science & Tech  (tags: titan, atmosphere, dna, saturn, molecules )

Deena
- 1454 days ago - dailygalaxy.com
Saturn's moon Titan has many of the components for life without liquid water. But the orange hydrocarbon haze that shrouds Saturn's largest moon could be creating the molecules that make up DNA without the help of water.
Oxygen Found on Saturn Moon: Nasa Spacecraft Discovers Rhea Has Thin Atmosphere Rich in O2
Science & Tech  (tags: Saturn moon, Oxygen, space, Nasa spacecraft, atmosphere )

Anna
- 1492 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Saturn's second-largest moon Rhea has a thin atmosphere filled with oxygen and carbon dioxide, scientists said today.The discovery by Nasa's Cassini-Huygens mission is the first time a spacecraft has captured direct evidence of an oxygen atmosphere on....
Space Weather Mystery Solved: Link Found Between Electrons Trapped in Space and Upper Atmosphere's Diffuse Aurora
Science & Tech  (tags: Space, Space Weather, Atmosphere, Aurora )

Anna
- 1528 days ago - sciencedaily.com
New research has settled decades of scientific debate about a puzzling aspect of space weather. Researchers from the University of California (UCLA) and British Antarctic Survey (BAS) have found the final link between electrons trapped in space.......
Earth's Upper Atmosphere Collapses. Nobody Knows Why.
Science & Tech  (tags: earth, collapse, atmosphere, scientists )

MICHELLE
- 1623 days ago - csmonitor.com
An upper layer of Earth's atmosphere recently collapsed in an unexpectedly large contraction, the sheer size of which has scientists scratching their heads, NASA announced Thursday.
First Superstorm on Exoplanet Detected
Science & Tech  (tags: Superstorm, atmosphere, exoplanet, Detected )

Anna
- 1648 days ago - sciencedaily.com
Astronomers have measured a superstorm for the first time in the atmosphere of an exoplanet, the well-studied "hot Jupiter" HD209458b.
Helium Rain on Jupiter Explains Lack of Neon in Atmosphere
Science & Tech  (tags: Helium Rain on Jupiter, Neon, Jupiter, Discovery, Science, Space, Atmosphere )

Alisa
- 1739 days ago - sciencedaily.com
On Earth, helium is a gas used to float balloons, as in the movie "Up." In the interior of Jupiter, however, conditions are so strange that, according to predictions by University of California, Berkeley, scientists, helium condenses into droplets...
One of Nature's Rarest and Most Mysterious Phenomena: Ball Lightning
Science & Tech  (tags: atmosphere, ball lightning, energy, Fireball, mysterious, mystery, nature, Nature Fireball, nature's rarest, , phenomena, rare, sciende, scientist, source of energy, Source of wonder, strange, Tantalizing, Weird, Word searchertechnol )

Ghazali
- 1763 days ago - scienceray.com
In January 1984 the pilots of a Soviet Ilyushin-18 aircraft flying over the Black Sea were astonished and terrified to see a fireball, about four inches in diameter, in front of their airplane.
Magnetic Tremors Pinpoint The Impact Epicenter Of Earthbound Space Storms
Science & Tech  (tags: science, solar storm, astronomy, space, atmosphere, environment, warning, alert, research, study, NewTechnology )

Dee
- 2038 days ago - sciencedaily.com
Using data from NASA's THEMIS mission, a team of University of Alberta researchers has pinpointed the impact epicenter of an earthbound space storm as it crashes into the atmosphere, and given an advance warning of its arrival.
 

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