Archive: Science

Air pollution from Asia makes its way into the US

Recent research has come to the conclusion that Asian countries release a lot of pollutants, and these pollutants drift over the Pacific Ocean and towards the western United States, leading to increased smog levels. By analyzing ozone data from 1980–2014, researchers were able to determine that emissions from Asia tripled since 1990, and Asia has […] Continue reading.

NASA is getting better at predicting space weather

Space weather is not like earth weather. Space weather is caused by constant changes happening in the Sun. These changes can shoot out bursts of light, solar material, or ultra-fast energized particles. The Earth’s magnetic field and atmosphere protect us from all of these radioactive elements shooting out of the Sun. The people that have […] Continue reading.