December 2013

A Quiet Trip to the Ozone Hole

December 4th, 2013|Categories: News, Photography, Video|Tags: , , , , |

BEND, Ore. — It might be the weirdest part of the atmosphere, 15 miles above the polar regions, where vast stratospheric clouds of nitric acid and water vapor shimmer in iridescent pink while human-made chemicals play havoc with the ozone layer. Scientists long to study the stratosphere at close range. [...]

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