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Heavy Nitrogen Molecules Reveal Planetary-Scale Tug-of-War

News   Nov 20, 2017 | Original Story by Jade Boyd for Rice University.

 
Heavy Nitrogen Molecules Reveal Planetary-Scale Tug-of-War

Researchers from Rice University and UCLA simulated high-energy chemistry in the upper atmosphere to reproduce enriched levels of 15N15N, molecules that contain only heavy isotopes of nitrogen. Credit: Laurence Yeung/Rice University.

 
 
 

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