Articles tagged "atmosphere"


Rise of atmospheric CO2 can cause more space junk collisions

Rise of atmospheric carbon dioxide in upper level of Earth's atmosphere is expected to gradually result in a cooler, more contracted high-altitude atmospheric layer or thermosphere, and a consequent reduction in the atmospheric drag experienced by satellites,

November 12, 2012

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Ground-Based Lasers Vie With Satellites To Map Earth's Magnetic Field

Mapping the Earth's magnetic field - to find oil, track storms or probe the planet's interior - typically requires expensive satellites. University of California, Berkeley, physicists have now come up with a much cheaper way to measure the Earth's magnetic field

February 22, 2011