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Data From Cassini Helps Scientists Understand Saturn’s Atmosphere

A spaceship that has been studying Saturn since 2004 is still providing information collected about the planet, despite its death in 2017. The spacecraft Cassini is known for helping scientists explain why the upper atmosphere of Saturn is high in...
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JAXA Akatsuki Probe Explained The Venus Atmosphere’s Super-Rotation

Launched in May 2010 to investigate Venus’ atmosphere, Japanese spacecraft Akatsuki brought some important savvy about its peculiar habit. The Venusian atmosphere suffers from what is called a super-rotation. The atmospheric super-rotation is a condition of the atmosphere that makes...
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Venus’ Atmosphere Contains More Nitrogen At Higher Layers

This observation might change the way astronomers will look at other planets’ atmospheres. Until now, scientists believed that the phenomena on Earth are common in the entire Universe. And since on Earth, the winds mix the gases of the atmosphere...

There’s a New Way to Find Atmosphere on Exoplanets

When NASA launches the James Webb Space Telescope in 2021, one of its contributions to astronomy will be the study of exoplanets. The most important question is: can a small exoplanet full of rocks orbit close to a red dwarf...

Mars Lost Its Atmosphere, And Scientists Revealed How And How Much

Some NASA-sponsored scientists calculated how much atmosphere had Mars lost over time, and the results are exciting. According to the team of researchers, that surveyed an essential tracer, oxygen isotopes, revealed that Martian atmospheric loss depended on day and night...