Atmosphere


Earth’s Ancient Air Weighed Half of Today’s Atmosphere

Ancient Atmosphere of Earth 50 Times Thinner Than Today's

It has been found that in ancient times, the planet’s atmosphere weighed half as much as it does today....

May 11 2016, 7:29am CDT

Atomic Oxygen Detected in Martian Atmosphere

Atomic Oxygen Detected in Martian Atmosphere

Scientists have detected atomic oxygen in the Martian atmosphere for the first time since the last observation 40 years ago.Ato...

May 7 2016, 9:42am CDT

Solar flares destroyed Martian atmosphere, how prepared are we?

Solar flares destroyed Martian atmosphere, how prepared are we?

New York, April 9 (IANS) A recent NASA study has revealed that massive solar storms stripped Mars of its atmosphere. Now, scien...

Apr 9 2016, 3:50pm CDT

Scientists Examine Super-Earth Exoplanet's Atmosphere for the First Time

Scientists Examine Super-Earth Exoplanet's Atmosphere for the First Time

Study suggest that the atmosphere of exoplanet is dry without an indication of water vapor but high levels of gases like hydrog...

Feb 17 2016, 12:03am CST

How Carbon Disappeared from Mars Atmosphere?

How Did Carbon Escape from Mars' Atmosphere? Scientists Explain

Carbon isotopic measurements reveal exactly what happened to Mars' atmosphere....

Nov 25 2015, 1:37am CST

Solar Winds Stripped Mars' Atmosphere

Solar Winds Stripped Mars' Atmosphere

NASA's MAVEN (Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution) Mission has identified just how Mars has changed its climate from warm an...

Nov 5 2015, 3:48pm CST

NASA Delayed the Launch of Five Rockets to Test Winds in the Upper Atmosphere

NASA Delayed the Launch of Five Rockets to Test Winds in the Upper Atmosphere

Yesterday I mentioned that NASA was set to launch five rockets over 5 minute period to help learn what makes the wins at high a...

Mar 15 2012, 4:04pm CDT