News tagged with earth atmosphere

Going to Earth's core for climate insights

( -- The latest evidence of the dominant role humans play in changing Earth's climate comes not from observations of Earth's ocean, atmosphere or land surface, but from deep within its molten core.

dateMar 10, 2011 in Earth Sciences
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Venus holds warning for Earth

( -- A mysterious high-altitude layer of sulphur dioxide discovered by ESA's Venus Express has been explained. As well as telling us more about Venus, it could be a warning against injecting our atmosphere with ...

dateNov 30, 2010 in Space Exploration
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Isotopic memory of atmospheric persistence

Chemical analysis of some of the world's oldest rocks, by an international team led by McGill University researchers, has provided the earliest record yet of Earth's atmosphere. The results show that the air 4 billion years ...

dateJan 15, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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