Astronomers have detected an atmosphere of a “super-Earth” and analyzed it for the first time. They found that it’s mostly hydrogen and helium, and rather inhospitable.
New research suggests that Mars never actually had a dense atmosphere to strip away, which puts a damper on hopes of alien life.
Findings from NASA's MAVEN probe reveal how solar winds stripped a defenseless Mars of its atmosphere and water.
Check out these DIY instructions for using a hexacopter and 300 feet of wire to harness the atmosphere to generate electricity.
“Where does Earth end and space begin?” Believe it or not, this seemingly simple question does not have an easy answer. As it turns out, pinning down the size of our atmosphere is kind of...
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