Tuesday, November 21, 2017
 

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Fifty years ago, a historic balloon launch that changed the way we see... Fifty years ago, a historic balloon launch that changed the way we see...

Fifty years ago, a historic balloon launch that changed the way we see...

What started out as a modest research project driven by scientific curiosity provided NOAA's forerunner with some of the first insights into how ozone, a trace gas that blocks the sun’s harmful ultraviolet rays, was distributed in the atmosphere.


Study: Global plant growth surging alongside carbon dioxide Study: Global plant growth surging alongside carbon dioxide

Study: Global plant growth surging alongside carbon dioxide

A trace gas present in the atmosphere in miniscule amounts is helping scientists answer one of the biggest questions out there: Has plant growth increased alongside rising levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere?
Cracking the code of a long-distance swimmer Cracking the code of a long-distance swimmer

Cracking the code of a long-distance swimmer

Born in the Sargasso Sea, that Atlantic Ocean gyre east of Bermuda, baby European eels will travel 4,000 miles to the freshwater rivers of...
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