News tagged with atmospheric gases

NASA satellite captures U.S. 'Big Chill'

(PhysOrg.com) -- The current winter storm system blasting much of the United States is depicted in this new NASA satellite image from the Atmospheric Infrared Sounder (AIRS) instrument on NASA's Aqua satellite.

Feb 02, 2011 3.5 / 5 (2) 1 | with audio podcast

Greenhouse gases: The measurement challenge

The continuing increase in the level of carbon dioxide and other "greenhouse gases" in the Earth's atmosphere has been identified as a cause for serious concern because it may radically accelerate changes in the Earth's climate. ...

Aug 17, 2011 5 / 5 (1) 2

Safe journey for works of art

Valuable paintings travel long distances when they are shipped from one place to another. To minimize damage, they are packed in special picture cases. In future, these will be equipped with sensors to detect ...

Dec 04, 2009 4 / 5 (1) 0