NASA lab brews up alien atmospheres here on Earth

Earth’s pleasant, life-giving atmosphere is turning out to be somewhat of an oddity. With almost 4,000 planets so far discovered orbiting stars beyond our solar system, scientists are finding that atmospheres come in a wide range of recipes. To get a better understanding of that cosmic chemistry, a team at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) has recreated one of these alien atmospheres in the lab…
Continue Reading NASA lab brews up alien atmospheres here on Earth

Category: Space

Tags:

Astronomy

Atmosphere

Exoplanet

JPL

Jupiter

NASA

New Atlas Audio

Planet

Stars

Ultraviolet

The message will be closed after 20 s