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Mar 10, 2014 06:00 AM ET // AFP
Worried scientists said Sunday they had found four new ozone-destroying gases in the atmosphere, most likely put there by humans in the last 50-odd years despite a ban on these dangerous compounds.
Feb 18, 2014 03:50 AM ET // Lori Cuthbert
See the polar vortex in action as it sank the States into a big freeze in January.
Dec 23, 2013 03:50 PM ET // Megan Gannon, Live Science News Editor
The rare types of wispy, blue-white clouds form when water molecules freeze around 'meteor smoke' close to the edge of space.
Dec 20, 2013 04:15 PM ET // Christina Reed
Celebrate the arrival of winter solstice with some spectacular photographs capturing the interactions between our sun and the planet we call home.
Dec 17, 2013 02:45 PM ET // Larry O'Hanlon
A highly interactive wind map lets you explore the different winds at various heights, all over the planet in real time. Continue reading →
Nov 5, 2013 08:00 AM ET // Tim Wall
Tiny puffs of air from 1.5 million years ago may be locked inside bubbles in the ice nearly two miles beneath Antarctica's surface. Continue reading →
Oct 28, 2013 10:30 AM ET // Tim Wall
A recently identified atmospheric pattern may give people a two to three week warning that a deadly heat wave threatens to engulf the United States. Continue reading →
Sep 28, 2013 05:02 AM ET // Alyssa Danigelis
A new NASA Earth Observatory map shows deadly exposure to air pollution worldwide. Continue reading →
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