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Extreme Wildfires Make Their Own Weather

Extreme fires in the western United States and Southeast Asia influenced the local weather in ways that make fires and smoke pollution worse.

By Elise Cutts in Eos

March 8, 2023

Does This Mineral Indicate Oxygen on Mars?

Manganese oxides are thought to be a signature of atmospheric oxygen. But on the Red Planet, recent results suggest they might be more of a red herring.

By Elise Cutts in Eos

January 30, 2023