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iron and titanium detected in the atmosphere of an exoplanet Iron and Titanium Detected in the Atmosphere of an Exoplanet
ASTRO WATCH Exoplanets, planets in other solar systems, can orbit very close to their host star. When, in... 2 days
Particulate pollution's impact varies greatly depending on where it originated
SCIENCE DAILY Aerosols are tiny particles that are spewed into the atmosphere by human activities, including burning coal and wood. They have negative effects on air quality -- damaging human... 3 days
Six things about Opportunity's recovery efforts
PHYS.ORG NASA's Opportunity rover has been silent since June 10, when a planet-encircling dust storm cut off solar power for the nearly-15-year-old rover. Now that scientists think the global dust storm is "decaying"—meaning more dust is falling... 3 days
Insulator-metal transition in dense fluid deuterium
Science Magazine Dense fluid metallic hydrogen occupies the interiors of Jupiter, Saturn, and many extrasolar planets, where pressures reach millions of atmospheres. Planetary structure models must describe accurately the transition from the outer molecular envelopes to the interior... 3 days
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Getting warmer—understanding threats to ocean health
PHYS.ORG The global ocean covers 70 percent of our planet, makes Earth habitable, and contributes to economies, food supplies, and our health. Yet the ocean is increasingly threatened by the growing amount of carbon dioxide in the... 4 days
Researchers Find Rapid Way to Make Carbon Dioxide-Storing Mineral Magnesite
SCI-NEWS.COM A team of researchers led by Trent University’s Professor Ian Power has developed an accelerated way... 4 days
Donald Trump's Space Force plans analysed by a sci-fi expert
PHYS.ORG VIDEO The US leadership has plans to introduce a "US Space Force" by 2020. Already announced by president Donald Trump in June, US vice president Mike Pence outlined further... 4 days
A simplified way to predict the function of microbial communities
PHYS.ORG In areas that flood frequently, microbial communities must adapt to repeated wet-dry cycles. Metabolic strategies help them survive, but these strategies can also influence nutrient cycling and atmospheric... 4 days
Astronomers Find Iron and Titanium in Atmosphere of Ultrahot Jupiter
SCI-NEWS.COM Astronomers have detected atomic iron and titanium in the atmosphere of KELT-9b, a gas giant exoplanet... 4 days
Iron and titanium in the atmosphere of an exoplanet
SCIENCE DAILY Exoplanets can orbit close to their host star. When the host star is much hotter than our sun, then the exoplanet becomes as hot as a star. The hottest 'ultra-hot'... 4 days
Funny bone: Survey finds 99 percent of science students appreciate instructor humor
PHYS.ORG There's nothing like a good laugh to lighten a mood, especially when the atmosphere is serious—like it can be in a science classroom. 4 days
Iron and Titanium Found on 'Ultrahot Jupiter,' an Exoplanet First
SPACE.COM VIDEO For the first time ever, astronomers have found iron and titanium in the atmosphere of a planet outside the solar system. The exoplanet, named KELT-9b, is the hottest... 4 days
Iron and titanium in the atmosphere of an exoplanet
PHYS.ORG Exoplanets, planets in other solar systems, can orbit very close to their host stars. When the host star is much hotter than the sun, the exoplanet becomes as hot as... 4 days
Faster way to make mineral to remove carbon dioxide from atmosphere
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists have developed an accelerated way to produce magnesite, a mineral which can capture the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, at room temperature. Removing... 5 days
Wood density of European trees decreasing continuously since 1870
PHYS.ORG Trees are growing more rapidly due to climate change. This may sound like good news—after all, this means that trees are storing more carbon dioxide from the atmosphere in their... 5 days
Warmer ocean, warmer winter Eurasian climate
PHYS.ORG A vigorous and continuous rise in sea surface temperature (SST) and land surface temperature has been caused by increasing greenhouse gas concentrations during the last century. Several studies have suggested that the direct response of land... 5 days
Carbon monoxide from California wildfires drifts east
PHYS.ORG California is being plagued by massive wildfires, and the effects on air quality from those fires can extend far beyond the state's borders. In addition to ash and smoke, fires release carbon monoxide into... 5 days
Magnetic Fields Impact Atmospheric Circulation of Gaseous Planets, Scientists Find
SCI-NEWS.COM A team of researchers from the Australian National University and the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory has... 5 days
Trees and climate change: Faster growth, lighter wood
SCIENCE DAILY Trees are growing more rapidly due to climate change. This sounds like good news. After all, this means that trees are storing more carbon dioxide from the atmosphere in their wood and... 5 days
Scientists find way to make mineral which can remove CO2 from atmosphere
PHYS.ORG Scientists have found a rapid way of producing magnesite, a mineral which stores carbon dioxide. If this can be developed to an industrial scale,... 5 days
NASA team demonstrates 'science on a shoestring' with greenhouse gas-measuring instrument
PHYS.ORG A novel instrument that has already proven its mettle on field campaigns will attempt to measure atmospheric greenhouse gases from an occultation-viewing, low-Earth-orbiting CubeSat mission called... 6 days
On This Day in Space! Aug. 14, 1992: Meteorite Shower Hits Uganda
SPACE.COM On Aug. 14, 1992, a meteorite entered the atmosphere over Mbale, Uganda and exploded into hundreds of pieces! See how it happened in our... 6 days
Scientists trace atmospheric rise in CO2 during deglaciation to deep Pacific Ocean
SCIENCE DAILY How carbon made it out of the ocean and into the atmosphere has remained one of the most important mysteries of science. A new... 6 days
Sea stars critical to kelp forest resilience
PHYS.ORG A study by Simon Fraser University resource and environmental management researcher Jenn Burt reveals that sunflower sea stars play a critical role in the resilience of B.C.'s kelp forests, which are among the most... 7 days
Scientists trace atmospheric rise in CO2 during deglaciation to deep Pacific Ocean
PHYS.ORG Long before humans started injecting carbon dioxide into the atmosphere by burning fossil fuels like oil, gas, and coal, the level of atmospheric CO2... 7 days
Researcher discusses the launch of the Parker Solar Probe
PHYS.ORG On Saturday, NASA launched a bold mission to fly directly into the sun's atmosphere, with a spacecraft named the Parker Solar Probe, after solar astrophysicist Eugene Parker. The incredibly resilient... 7 days
A land model with groundwater lateral flow, water use, and soil freeze-thaw front dynamics
PHYS.ORG Human water regulation, groundwater lateral flow and the movement of soil frost and thaw fronts affect water and thermal processes,... 7 days
Wildfire temperatures key to better understanding air quality
PHYS.ORG When wildfires burn, they don't only damage land, homes, and businesses. Wildfire emissions, which can be transported over long distances, can be toxic and contribute to the formation of secondary pollutants such... 7 days
Sea stars critical to kelp forest resilience
SCIENCE DAILY A study by a resource and environmental management researcher reveals that sunflower sea stars play a critical role in the resilience of B.C.'s kelp forests, which are among the most productive ecosystems on Earth.... 7 days
3Q: A bold mission to touch the sun
MIT MIT’s John Belcher discusses the launch of the Parker Solar Probe, which will fly directly into the sun’s atmosphere. 1 week
nasa successfully launched a spacecraft that will study the sun s atmosphere NASA successfully launched a spacecraft that will study the Sun’s atmosphere
THE VERGE Early Sunday morning, the United Launch Alliance successfully launched its most powerful rocket, the... 1 week
NASA launches probe to go deep into Sun's scorching atmosphere
REUTERS NASA launched a space probe early Sunday that will go closer to the Sun than any... 1 week
NASA poised to blast off first spacecraft to explore Sun
PHYS.ORG The first ever spacecraft to fly directly toward the Sun is poised to blast off Saturday, on a mission to plunge into our star's sizzling atmosphere and unlock... 1 week
NASA sending spacecraft straight into sun's glittering crown
PHYS.ORG NASA is sending a spacecraft straight into the sun's glittering crown, an atmospheric region so hot and harsh any normal visitor would wither. 1 week
Parker Solar Probe: Mission to Touch the Sun
SPACE.COM The Parker Solar Probe will orbit the sun and swoop into the outermost part of the solar atmosphere to study the star up close and personal. 1 week
watch a spacecraft get blasted to the sun tomorrow morning Watch a spacecraft get blasted to the Sun tomorrow morning
THE VERGE VIDEO Early Saturday morning, the United Launch Alliance will send up its most powerful rocket, the Delta... 1 week
An Underwater Irish Canyon Is Sucking CO2 Out of the Atmosphere
LIVE SCIENCE A research expedition to a huge underwater canyon off the coast of Ireland has shed light on a hidden process that sucks carbon dioxide (CO2) out... 1 week
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ASTRO WATCH A University of Manchester PhD student has developed a prototype flexible heat shield for spacecraft that could reduce... 1 week
Ultrahot Jupiters Have Starlike Atmospheres, Astronomers Say
SCI-NEWS.COM Recent observations by NASA’s space telescopes of ultrahot Jupiter-like exoplanets have surprised astronomers. The spectra of these planets have suggested they have... 1 week
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CBC NASA's Parker Solar Probe will hurtle through the... 1 week
First effort of its kind to explore impact of plankton on Earth's carbon cycle
PHYS.ORG Four scientists from the University of Rhode Island are among 100 researchers from 30 institutions who shipped out of Seattle... 1 week
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NASA counts down to launch of first spacecraft to 'touch Sun'
PHYS.ORG NASA counted down Friday to the launch of a $1.5 billion spacecraft that aims to plunge into the Sun's sizzling atmosphere and become humanity's first mission... 1 week
Blocking sunlight to cool Earth won't reduce crop damage from global warming
SCIENCE DAILY Proposals to inject sulfate aerosols into the upper atmosphere to block and scatter sunlight and reduce global temperatures could, some say, also increase crop... 1 week
Astrophysicists discover that ultrahot planets have starlike atmospheres
PHYS.ORG Recent observations by NASA's Hubble and Spitzer space telescopes of ultrahot Jupiter-like planets have perplexed theorists. The spectra of these planets have suggested they have exotic—and improbable—compositions. 1 week
Ultrahot planets have starlike atmospheres
SCIENCE DAILY An unusual kind of star-planet hybrid atmosphere is emerging from studies of ultrahot planets orbiting close to other stars. 1 week
Study helps solve mystery under Jupiter's coloured bands
PHYS.ORG Scientists from Australia and the United States have helped to solve the mystery underlying Jupiter's coloured bands in a new study on the interaction between atmospheres and magnetic fields. 2 weeks
The underestimated cooling effect on the planet from historic fires
SCIENCE DAILY Historic levels of particles in the atmosphere released from pre-industrial era fires, and their cooling effect on the planet, may have been significantly underestimated according to a new... 2 weeks
Researchers find intermolecular forces stabilize clusters, promote aerosol production
PHYS.ORG One enigma that has perplexed scientists is how new particles form in the atmosphere. They know how aerosols can grow into sizes large enough to seed cloud droplets, but those... 2 weeks
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ASTRO WATCH Forty-four planets in solar systems beyond our own have been unveiled in one go, dwarfing the usual number of confirmations from extrasolar... 2 weeks
The underestimated cooling effect on the planet from historic fires
PHYS.ORG Historic levels of particles in the atmosphere released from pre-industrial era fires, and their cooling effect on the planet, may have been significantly underestimated according to a new... 2 weeks
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SPACE NEWS The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Commercial Remote Sensing Regulatory Affairs office plans to roll out a tiered approach to evaluating company... 2 weeks
She’s the world’s top empathy researcher. But colleagues say she bullied and intimidated them
Science Magazine Max Planck neuroscientist Tania Singer created an atmosphere of fear, former and current lab members allege 2 weeks
There and back again: Mantle xenon has a story to tell
SCIENCE DAILY Volatiles -- such as water, carbon dioxide and the noble gases -- come out of the earth's interior through volcanism and may be injected into the... 2 weeks
She's the world's top empathy researcher. But colleagues say she bullied and intimidated them
Science Magazine Max Planck neuroscientist Tania Singer created an atmosphere of fear, former and current lab members allege 2 weeks
Global dimming may mitigate warming, but could hurt crop yields
SCIENCE-NEWS Injecting a veil of tiny particles into the atmosphere might reduce global warming, but it could also lower crop yields. 2 weeks
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THE VERGE In the wee hours of Saturday morning, a car-sized NASA spacecraft will embark on... 2 weeks
Geoengineering: Blocking sunlight to cool Earth won't reduce crop damage from global warming
PHYS.ORG Injecting particles into the atmosphere to cool the planet and counter the warming effects of climate change would do nothing to offset... 2 weeks
There and back again: Mantle xenon has a story to tell
PHYS.ORG The Earth has been through a lot of changes in its 4.5 billion year history, including a shift to start incorporating and retaining volatile compounds from... 2 weeks
On This Day In Space! Aug. 8, 1977: Salyut 5 Space Station Burns Up
SPACE.COM On Aug. 8, 1977, the Salyut 5 space station fell out of space and burned up in Earth's atmosphere. See... 2 weeks
How Hot Is the Sun's Corona? How NASA's Parker Solar Probe Will Keep Its Cool
SPACE.COM If you think a sunny day here on Earth gets toasty, imagine how much hotter it would be... 2 weeks
Expedition probes ocean's smallest organisms for climate answers
PHYS.ORG VIDEO Satellite images of phytoplankton blooms on the surface of the ocean often dazzle with their diverse colors, shades and shapes. But phytoplankton are more than just nature's watercolors: They play a key... 2 weeks
Ready for its day in the sun—the SWEAP investigation
PHYS.ORG VIDEO When NASA's Parker Solar Probe launches into space from the Kennedy Space Center, it will begin its journey to the Sun, our nearest star. The Parker Solar Probe will travel... 2 weeks
How Hot Is the Corona? Here's Why a Spacecraft Will Experience 'Only' 2,500 Degrees Fahrenheit
SPACE.COM If you think a sunny day here on Earth gets toasty, imagine how much hotter it would be... 2 weeks
Largest haul of extrasolar planets for Japan
PHYS.ORG Forty-four planets in solar systems beyond our own have been discovered in one go, dwarfing the usual number of confirmations from extrasolar surveys, which is typically a dozen or less. The findings will improve... 2 weeks
New technique for modeling turbulence in the atmosphere
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have designed a computer model that more effectively calculates the behavior of atmospheric turbulence in complex environments, including cities, forests, deserts and mountainous regions. 2 weeks
Scientists create new technique for modeling turbulence in the atmosphere
PHYS.ORG Army researchers have designed a computer model that more effectively calculates the behavior of atmospheric turbulence in complex environments, including cities, forests, deserts and mountainous regions. 2 weeks
Forests crucial for limiting climate change to 1.5 degrees
SCIENCE DAILY Trying to tackle climate change by replacing forests with crops for bioenergy power stations that capture carbon dioxide (CO2) could instead increase the amount of CO2 in the atmosphere, scientists... 2 weeks
Iron-silica particles unlock part of the mystery of Earth's oxygenation
SCIENCE DAILY The oxygenation of Earth's atmosphere was thanks, in part, to iron and silica particles in ancient seawater, according to a new study by geomicrobiologists. But these results solve... 2 weeks
Forests crucial for limiting climate change to 1.5 degrees
PHYS.ORG Trying to tackle climate change by replacing forests with crops for bioenergy power stations that capture carbon dioxide (CO2) could instead increase the amount of CO2 in the atmosphere, scientists... 2 weeks
Iron-silica particles in ancient seawater helped cyanobacteria oxygenate Earth's oceans billions of years ago
PHYS.ORG The oxygenation of Earth's atmosphere was thanks, in part, to iron and silica particles in ancient seawater, according to a... 2 weeks
Hole in ionosphere is caused by sudden stratospheric warming
PHYS.ORG Forecasting space weather is even more challenging than regular meteorology. The ionosphere—the upper atmospheric layer containing particles charged by solar radiation—affects many of today's vital navigation and communication systems, including... 2 weeks
Largest haul of extrasolar planets
SCIENCE DAILY Forty-four planets in planetary systems beyond our own have been unveiled in one go, dwarfing the usual number of confirmations from extrasolar surveys, which is typically a dozen or less. The findings will improve our models of planetary... 2 weeks
Chemical footprint in present-day atmosphere mimics that observed in ancient rock
PHYS.ORG Early Earth was a hot, gaseous, dusty and dynamic planet with an atmosphere and an ocean. Then its surface cooled and stabilized enough for clouds, landmasses... 2 weeks
Thanks to climate change and wetter weather, forest soils are absorbing less methane
PHYS.ORG Farming, energy production, and landfills produce methane, a potent greenhouse gas. Forests can remove methane from the atmosphere through the activity of... 2 weeks
Rain-on-snow flood risk to increase in many mountain regions of the western US, Canada
PHYS.ORG Flooding caused by rain falling on snowpack could more than double by the end of this century in some areas... 2 weeks
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Expedition probes ocean's smallest organisms for climate answers
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