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PUZZLING COLLAPSE OF THE THERMOSPHERE

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posted on Jul, 18 2010 @ 01:58 PM
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Found this Interesting topic on nasa's site..


July 15, 2010: NASA-funded researchers are monitoring a big event in our planet's atmosphere. High above Earth's surface where the atmosphere meets space, a rarefied layer of gas called "the thermosphere" recently collapsed and now is rebounding again.

The collapse happened during the deep solar minimum of 2008-2009—a fact which comes as little surprise to researchers. The thermosphere always cools and contracts when solar activity is low. In this case, however, the magnitude of the collapse was two to three times greater than low solar activity could explain.

"Something is going on that we do not understand," says Emmert.




Read the Full Story here

science.nasa.gov...




posted on Jul, 18 2010 @ 02:11 PM
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Originally posted by ghr54321
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rofl too late actually


oh well

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