News tagged with chemical composition

Sunlight changes aerosols in clouds

( -- Today's climate models regard organic aerosols as static carbon-based molecules, but scientists at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and the University of California, Irvine showed that the particles ...

dateOct 12, 2011 in Earth Sciences
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Puzzling comet composition solved?

For years comets have mystified scientists with their compositions that appear to have formed in both warm and cold environments, rather than in one location of a uniform temperature. But new research shows that the reason ...

dateOct 05, 2011 in Space Exploration
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