Monday, July 19, 2010

Earth's upper atmosphere collapses. Nobody knows why.

Earth's upper atmosphere collapses. Nobody knows why.
By SPACE.com Staff / July 15, 2010

"An upper layer of Earth's atmosphere recently collapsed in an unexpectedly large contraction, the sheer size of which has scientists scratching their heads, NASA announced Thursday.

The layer of gas – called the thermosphere – is now rebounding again. This type of collapse is not rare, but its magnitude shocked scientists.
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I'm betting that someone will link this to Global Climate Change.
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