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Posts tagged air pollution

February 9, 2015


telescope mirrors from the James Webb telescope

Extraterrestrial Pollution

Air pollution might be the tell-tale sign of alien civilizations.

September 2, 2011


smoke from a smoke stack

Air Pollution Is Not A New Problem

Research has indicated that wide-spread industrial air pollution goes at least as far back as the ancient Greeks and Romans.

June 15, 2011


a bucket of coal

What Are The Hidden Costs Of Coal?

An A Moment of Science listener wrote to us: I keep hearing about the hidden costs of fossil fuels like coal. What exactly does it mean? What are hidden costs?

September 29, 2010



Who Are the ‘Archaeologists Of The Air’?

Scientists have found aerosol particles that would have dominated the Earth's pre-industrial atmosphere.

November 24, 2009



Fragrant And Toxic

New research suggests that burning a candle may be toxic.

May 18, 2009


Smoke filled air from pollution

Clean Air, Longer Lives

What's so important about having clean air and reducing air pollution? Find out on this Moment of Science.

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