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Glory promises new view of perplexing particles

Climatologists have known for decades that airborne particles called aerosols can have a powerful impact on the climate. However, pinpointing the magnitude of the effect has proven challenging because of difficulties associated ...

dateFeb 17, 2011 in Earth Sciences
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Understanding the impact of brown carbon on climate

If you've ever flown into a major metropolitan area and noticed haze hovering over the city, then you've seen brown carbon aerosols. While most people are familiar with the visual impact of brown carbon, scientists are learning ...

dateDec 23, 2013 in Environment
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A more complete picture of the nano world

They may be tiny and invisible, says Xiaoji Xu, but the aerosol particles suspended in gases play a role in cloud formation and environmental pollution and can be detrimental to human health.

dateAug 23, 2017 in Nanophysics
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