stratosphere

'Hot Jupiter' with deadly stratosphere stuns scientists

'Hot Jupiter' with deadly stratosphere stuns scientists

The findings come from a new analysis of observations made by the Hubble and Spitzer space telescopes.
 

Nov 30, 2017, 15:49 PM IST
Cassini spots monstrous ice cloud on Saturn's moon Titan

Cassini spots monstrous ice cloud on Saturn's moon Titan

 Cassini had already imaged an impressive cloud hovering over Titan’s south pole at an altitude of about 186 miles.

Nov 12, 2015, 09:05 AM IST
Refrigerator coolants contribute to ozone depletion: NASA

Refrigerator coolants contribute to ozone depletion: NASA

The researchers estimated that the common chemical coolants known as hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) will cause a 0.035 percent decrease in ozone by 2050.

Oct 24, 2015, 12:03 PM IST

Better way to forecast winter weather a month in advance

The researchers examined 30 years' worth of past forecast data to see how the state of the stratosphere affected the accuracy of the forecast.

Oct 13, 2015, 16:34 PM IST

NASA's Hubble finds 'sunscreen' layer on distant exoplanet

Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have used NASA's Hubble Space Telescope to detect an atmospheric layer on a blazing-hot exoplanet that absorbs ultraviolet and visible light, acting as a kind of "sunscreen".

Jun 12, 2015, 18:18 PM IST

'Sunscreen' layer detected on 'blazing hot' exo-planet

Using NASA's Hubble Telescope, scientists have detected a stratosphere on a massive and blazing-hot exoplanet known as WASP-33b.

Jun 12, 2015, 12:54 PM IST
Does 'Dragon Particle' found in Earth's stratosphere offer proof of alien life?

Does 'Dragon Particle' found in Earth's stratosphere offer proof of alien life?

A first time ever photograph of a mysterious dragon-shaped organism found in space reveals the existence of alien life, suggesting all life on Earth, including humans, is extraterrestrial in origin.

Oct 09, 2014, 12:36 PM IST
ISRO scientist Suresh Kumar first Indian to visit stratosphere

ISRO scientist Suresh Kumar first Indian to visit stratosphere

TN Suresh Kumar, a senior ISRO scientist has become the first Indian to visit the stratosphere, the second layer of the Earth’s atmosphere.

Sep 10, 2014, 18:33 PM IST

Stratosphere winds affect ocean circulation, climate

Winds 15-30 miles high up in the stratosphere change mile-deep ocean circulation patterns, affecting earth`s climate in turn, says a new study.

Sep 24, 2012, 13:37 PM IST

Global warming slowed down in past decade: Scientists

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

Nov 27, 2010, 18:18 PM IST