News tagged with earth atmosphere

China's spacecraft comes back to Earth

China's unmanned spacecraft Shenzhou VIII returned to Earth on Thursday, state media reported, after completing two space dockings that have pushed forward the nation's ambitious space programme.

Nov 17, 2011
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NOAA greenhouse gas index continues to climb

NOAA's updated Annual Greenhouse Gas Index (AGGI), which measures the direct climate influence of many greenhouse gases such as carbon dioxide and methane, shows a continued steady upward trend that began with the Industrial ...

Nov 09, 2011
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Watching the dragon spit fire

(PhysOrg.com) -- This video catches the moment when a Draconid meteor exploded in Earth's atmosphere earlier this month. The dramatic footage comes from a campaign to observe this important meteor shower using aircraft to ...

Oct 26, 2011
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