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20 08, 2017

Ear popping – Atmosphere – Weather science

By |2017-08-20T13:42:54-07:00August 20th, 2017|Physics|0 Comments

The view from the top of the Gheralta massif in Ethiopia. You can feel for yourself that the atmosphere gets thinner as you go higher above the earth. If you drive or hike to the top of a mountain (or just take an elevator to the top of a tall building), you can [...]

18 08, 2017

Mars, the red planet – Astronomy

By |2018-05-31T11:49:29-07:00August 18th, 2017|Physics|0 Comments

Mars, the way the planet looks from space The closest planet to Earth is Mars, and Mars is also the planet that seems most likely to have life on it besides our own Earth. It's the next planet further away from the Sun after Earth. When you look at Mars from Earth, it looks reddish, and even [...]