Atmosphere

02.05.17
Mars' liquid water may have had an atmospheric 'escape route'
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Mars' liquid water may have had an atmospheric 'escape route'

Warmer seasons help hydrogen escape into space at a much quicker rate than usual.

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01.17.17
Gravity wave ripples across Venus' hellish atmosphere
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Gravity wave ripples across Venus' hellish atmosphere

Spotted by Japan's Akatsuki spacecraft, it was likely whipped up by 250 mph winds.

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11.05.15
NASA's closer to knowing why Mars' surface is cold and dead
11.05.15

NASA's closer to knowing why Mars' surface is cold and dead

Scientists believe that Mars could have once been a lush planet with flowing liquid water until something turned it into a cold, dry, uninhabitable place.

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05.13.15
Watch gravity waves ripple through Earth's atmosphere
05.13.15

Watch gravity waves ripple through Earth's atmosphere

You might think of gravity as an invisible force here on Earth, but that's not entirely true... if...

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03.18.15
Mars probe finds super-active auroras and mystery dust clouds
03.18.15

Mars probe finds super-active auroras and mystery dust clouds

As much as humanity knows about Mars, the planet is still chock-full of surprises. Just ask NASA:...

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