Earth’s Atmosphere Stretches Far Beyond the Moon, Scientists Find
A group of researchers discovered that Earth’s atmosphere extends almost twice the distance to the Moon after analyzing data gathered in the 1990s.
China’s Construction Industry Is Putting Earth’s Ozone Layer Back At Risk
A rise in atmospheric levels of CFC-11, a substance banned by the Montreal Protocol, prompted environmental investigators to find the source.
The Atmosphere of Venus Is So Thick It Pushes On Mountains to Change How Fast the Planet Spins
Venus’ varying rotational period has always been a mystery for astronomers, but computer simulations show that it may have to do with the planet’s viscous atmosphere on mountains.