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Visual and Remote Sensing Data

VRSD displays rendered satellite images of hurricanes and other natural phenomena created by the Laboratory for Atmospheres at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center.

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Global Greenhouse

A simple experiment to find out how the earth's atmosphere traps the sun's heat. Requires little equipment and safe for all ages.

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Aurora

When energetic charged particles enter the earth's atmosphere from the solar wind, they tend to be channeled toward the poles by the magnetic force.

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Ice, Ocean, Atmosphere and Climate

Why the South Pole is a great place to study our planet's climate.

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Infrasound meteor detection

A page discussing the use of infrasound to detect meteors that enter the earth's atmosphere.

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How Mars Works

All about Mars: its origins, composition, atmosphere etc. This page is part of Marshall Brain's HowStuffWorks.com.

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Scattering of light

How light is scattered in the atmosphere, explained simply.

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Why is the sky blue?

Detailed explanation of why the sky is blue with more details about the atmosphere and experiments to do.

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Why is the Sky Blue?

A short and simple description to a common question - Why is the Sky Blue? - The blue color of the sky is a result of sunlight passing through and interacting with the atmosphere.

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Galileo Project Information

A site containing details of the Galileo project and the results received in this mission to study the atmosphere of Jupiter.

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