Tagged With Atmosphere

Earth's air supply may reach nearly 400,000 miles into space — so far that the moon constantly flies through it


Elon Musk says SpaceX is developing a 'bleeding' heavy-metal rocket ship. Making it work may be 100 times as hard as NASA's most difficult Mars mission


The total lunar eclipse would look stunning from the moon — Earth's sunrise and sunset will connect in a ring of fire



What aeroplane turbulence is, and why it's no big deal


Frying food could have a surprising effect on the weather


A stunning NASA visualisation shows a timelapse of this year's 'extremely active' hurricane season



Elon Musk wants to live on Mars, but this planetary scientist says that's a terrible idea


A spacecraft graveyard exists in the middle of the ocean -- here's what's down there


An 'atmospheric river' is about to dump a ton of rain and snow on the US West Coast -- here's what an atmospheric river actually is


The world's tropical forests now emit more CO2 than all US cars and trucks combined


Why you can't fly a plane to space


NASA is about to kill its $US3.26 billion Cassini mission -- and the last parts to burn up will be what made exploration of Saturn possible



A growing human-made bubble in space could be great news for our future on this planet


Why the sky is blue


Cosmic dust parachutes to Earth by bubble -- and that finding could change our understanding of the solar system


Venus is hiding a 'bizarre' gravity wave in its clouds that spans the entire planet



Earth's atmosphere now has carbon dioxide levels unseen for 15 million years, and we might be past the point of no return


The most hostile moon in space just got worse


A giant man-made hole in Earth's atmosphere is getting smaller


An unprecedented look at this giant cloud in space reveals a large number of objects astronomers never expected to see