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Earth's Atmosphere

The layers of gas that are gravitationally bound above the surface of our planet.



Earth February 10, 2016

Radio Programs

Noctilucent Clouds Electric-blue clouds in the twilight July 26, 2015

Twin Monsters Giving life to a classic story April 4, 2015

Earth Impacts II Kick starting an Ice Age January 6, 2014

Young-Sun Paradox Turning up the thermostat June 5, 2013

Bright Visitors Bright visitors from beyond Earth April 21, 2013

Zapped! Part II An outburst from a pair of dead stars March 26, 2013

Zapped! Earth gets zapped by cosmic radiation March 25, 2013

Watery Earth Raining on the young planet Earth January 8, 2012

Interstellar Skies Looking for clear interstellar skies November 14, 2011

Watching Earthshine Watching the dark side of the Moon September 4, 2011

Earth at Perihelion Soaking up some extra sunlight January 3, 2011

Featured Images

Earth's atmosphere distorts the Moon as seen from the International Space Statio

Squashed Moon January 17, 2012

Earth and Moon from International Space Station

Blue Moon? March 21, 2011

Sky view from space shuttle Discovery, February 2011

Nice View March 2, 2011