NASA to study clouds, dust from space station using CATS
NASA to study clouds, dust from space station using CATS

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: NASA scientists have developed an instrument called the Cloud-Aerosol Transport System (CATS) with an aim to study the layers and composition of clouds and other atmospheric particles like dust, smoke and aerosols.

Air pollution leading to swelling rivers: Study
Air pollution leading to swelling rivers: Study

 Air pollutants, known as aerosols, can lead to an increase in the amount of water flowing through many rivers in the northern hemisphere, revealed a research.

Air pollution caused decline in monsoon rains: Study
Air pollution caused decline in monsoon rains: Study

A new study suggests that emissions produced by human activity have caused a decline in the annual monsoon rainfall over the past 50 years.

Aerosols in atmosphere tend to weaken hurricanes and cyclones

A new study has shown that aerosols in the atmosphere produced from human activities tend to weaken hurricane or tropical cyclones.

Earth to get hotter despite global warming slowdown

The earth`s climate would continue to warm during this century, on track with previous estimates despite the recent slowdown in the rate of global warming, a NASA study shows.

Sochi Winter Olympics: US bans carry-on liquids, gels on flights to Russia

US Transportation Security Administration is temporarily banning carry-on liquids, aerosols, gels and powders on flights between Russia and the United States.

U.S. bans carry-on liquids, gels on flights to Russia

The U.S. Transportation Security Administration is temporarily banning carry-on liquids, aerosols, gels and powders on flights between Russia and the United States, a Department of Homeland Security official said on Thursday.

Aerosols and greenhouse gases have similar effects on rainfall

The effect of greenhouse gases and aerosols on spatial patterns of rainfall change is similar, regardless of their distinct properties, a new study has revealed.

Beware of aromatherapy`s polluting effects

Beware of spas offering aromatherapy -- they may have higher levels of harmful indoor air pollutants.

Global warming slowed down in past decade: Scientists

The rate at which global temperatures are rising has slowed down over the past 10 years.

Aerosols can make methane more potent than previously thought

A new study has led climate modelers to determine that an aerosol-laden sky could make methane a more potent greenhouse gas than previously thought.