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Earth’s Upper Atmosphere Suffers Record Collapse

August 8, 2010

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Well, this doesn’t sound good: NASA just announced that the Earth’s thermosphere, an upper layer of the atmosphere, collapsed. It’s the biggest contraction in 43 years and scientists have no idea what’s going on. I don’t feel safe anymore. John Emmert, lead author of the paper that announced the finding, reassures all of us with: […]