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Planet Atmospheres

Is Risk Of 'Runaway' Greenhouse Effect Bigger Than We Thought?

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.01.2013 | Science

Will a warming climate turn Earth into a hot, hellish place like Venus? Not anytime soon. But a far-looking new study suggests that Earth's atmosphere...

WOW: What NYC Would Look Like On Other Planets

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 05.13.2013 | Science

What would Manhattan's iconic skyline look like if NYC were suddenly beamed to another planet? Seven fantastical illustrations by Pittsburgh-based art...

Distant Starlight Helps Reveal Secrets Of Strange Icy World

Posted 11.23.2012 | Science

By: Charles Q. Choi Published: 11/21/2012 01:17 PM EST on Distant starlight has given astronomers the best look yet at a distant icy sibl...