Everything You Need to Know About the Arctic Ozone Hole

Last week, we learned that an ozone hole had formed above the North Pole for the first time ever. But what exactly is an ozone hole, why are they so dangerous, and what can we do to fix them? » 10/13/11 11:00am 10/13/11 11:00am

Giant ozone hole opens up over the Arctic for the first time

A hole in Earth's protective ozone layer above the Antarctic has become an annual event for the last 25 years, greatly increasing the South Pole's exposure to ultraviolet rays. Now, the same thing is happening above the Arctic Circle. » 10/03/11 11:32am 10/03/11 11:32am

Nano Droplet of Acid Solves Ozone Depletion Mystery

Last week a group of scientists reported in Science that they had created the tinest droplet of acid ever produced on Earth. It was created within a superfluid helium cluster at 0.37 kelvin. Observing this ultra-small acid drop allowed researchers to study how such droplets interact with water in our atmosphere to… » 6/25/09 3:53pm 6/25/09 3:53pm