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A Quiet Trip to the Ozone Hole

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Thu, 10/24/2013 - 7:59pm
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Chemicals

It might be the weirdest part of the atmosphere, 15 miles above the polar regions, where vast stratospheric clouds of nitric acid and water vapor shimmer in iridescent pink while human-made chemicals play havoc with the ozone layer.

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University creates world's lightest material

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Sun, 03/24/2013 - 11:20pm
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Chemicals

Chinese scientists say they have developed the world's lightest material, which they expect to play an important role in tackling pollution.