oxygen

NASA just detected oxygen in the Martian atmosphere

Posted in Science on 10th May, 2016
by Alex Muller

"Atomic oxygen in the Martian atmosphere is notoriously difficult to measure"

Climate change will noticeably reduce oxygen in oceans by 2030

Posted in Featured, Science on 28th Apr, 2016
by Alex Muller

There might be plenty of fish in the sea, but what about oxygen for those fish?

Life exploded on Earth after the slow rise of oxygen

Posted in Science on 19th Dec, 2015
by Alex Muller

It took 100 million years for oxygen in the oceans and atmosphere to increase to the level that allowed the explosion of animal life on Earth 600 million years ago.

Small oxygen jump helped enable early animals take first breaths

Posted in Science on 25th Jul, 2015
by Alex Muller

The discovery calls into question the theory that a dramatic change in oxygen level was responsible for the appearance of complicated life like whales, sharks, and squids.

Oxygen May Have Thawed Antarctica in Dinosaur Times

Posted in Science on 14th Jun, 2015
by Alex Muller

About 100 million years ago, dinosaurs roamed a forest-covered Antarctica. Carbon dioxide was present in the atmosphere at higher levels than present day.