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Detergent-like Molecule Recycles Itself in Atmosphere

Hydroxyl radicals are critical for offsetting concentrations of methane in the air.


NASA Earth Observatory image by Lauren Dauphin, using hydroxyl GEOSCCM model data courtesy of Julie M. Nicely. Story by Ellen Gray, NASA Earth Science News Team, with editing by Michael Carlowicz.

Published December 7, 2018
Data acquired July 1, 2000

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