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March 18, 2016

 

Earth's atmosphere

Cleaning up the Ozone Layer 

Chlorofluorocarbons are destroying the ozone layer, but propane, which bonds to them, could be used to remove them from the atmosphere.

March 17, 2016

 

quilt

Making New Ozone

We can manufacture ozone molecules from oxygen, but not enough to patch up the ozone layer.

March 2, 2016

 

coffee grounds

Coffee: Global Warming Fighter

Used coffee grounds can be recycled to make air filters that remove methane, a powerful greenhouse gas, from the atmosphere.

February 17, 2015

 

ozone hole

Ozone Layer Recovering

We're finally starting to see positive results from environmental efforts to protect the Ozone Layer.

February 9, 2015

 

telescope mirrors from the James Webb telescope

Extraterrestrial Pollution

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

May 15, 2009

 

Pouring rain

When It Smells Like Rain

It smells like rain, but how? Find out in today's A Moment of Science.

February 9, 2004

 

Pollution on the Go

Pollution in cities is pretty much an accepted thing, but what about pollution in the country? Learn about pollution on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Killer Smog

There are actually two types of smog: sulfurous smog and photochemical smog. Sulfurous smog results from burning sulfur-bearing fossil fuels, which release a high concentration of sulfur oxides in the air.

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