Ancient Earth May Have Been Ravaged by Gigantic Rain Storms
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Ancient Earth May Have Been Ravaged by Gigantic Rain Storms

Earth could have experienced massive rainstorms in the distant past that rained more than a foot (30 centimeters) in a matter of hours. Researchers
A terrible pandemic didn't stop the rise of CO2
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A terrible pandemic didn't stop the rise of CO2

Global warming is only concerned with one number: The amount carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. The amount of CO2, the most important greenhouse gas
New photocatalyst produces ammonia from atmospheric nitrogen at room temperature without fossil fuels
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New photocatalyst produces ammonia from atmospheric nitrogen at room temperature without fossil fuels

The research team was inspired by nature and developed a iron-metalated porphyrin based metal-organic frame photocatalyst. Credit: City University of
A 'bomb cyclone' is battering much of California
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A 'bomb cyclone' is battering much of California

California is being hit by a "bomb storm cyclone" from the Pacific, which has been dumping heavy rains and snow to several feet. This wild weather
Fierce cyclone deluges the West Coast, satellite footage shows
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Fierce cyclone deluges the West Coast, satellite footage shows

It was a powerful, devastating cyclone. A rare mid-latitude storm, a comma-shaped storm that formed in the middle latitudes, deluged large parts of
A Bomb Cyclone Has Merged With an 'Atmospheric River' to Batter California
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A Bomb Cyclone Has Merged With an 'Atmospheric River' to Batter California

California is being hit by a "bomb storm cyclone" from the Pacific, which has been dumping heavy rains and snow to several feet. This wild weather
A 'bomb cyclone' is battering much of California
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A 'bomb cyclone' is battering much of California

A bomb cyclone is merging with a Category 5 "atmospheric River" huge flowing trains of moist atmosphere in the sky, and is dropping lots more
Microplastics may be cooling—and heating—Earth’s climate
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Microplastics may be cooling—and heating—Earth’s climate

Microplastics, which are like supervolcano ash, have invaded the atmosphere and covered the planet. They are tiny pieces of plastic that measure less
Stinky 'mushball' hailstones on Uranus may explain an atmospheric anomaly there
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Stinky 'mushball' hailstones on Uranus may explain an atmospheric anomaly there

Recent discoveries of ammonia-rich hailstones on Jupiter, which were dubbed "mushballs", could explain why Uranus or Neptune appear to have no
Flying on Mars getting tougher as Ingenuity helicopter gears up for 14th hop
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Flying on Mars getting tougher as Ingenuity helicopter gears up for 14th hop

NASA's Ingenuity helicopter, which is being prepared for its 14th Red Planet flight is finding it more difficult due to the thinned Martian air.