Atmospheric Pollution Air pollution occurs in many forms but can generally be thought of as gaseous and particulate contaminants that are present in the earth’s atmosphere. Chemicals discharged into the air that has a direct impact on the environment are called primary pollutants. These primary pollutants sometimes react with other chemicals in the air to produce secondary pollutants. Air pollution is typically separated […]

Solar Eclipse

Total eclipses are rare because the timing of the new Moon within the eclipse season needs to be more  exact for an alignment between the observer and the center of the Moon and Sun.The elliptical orbit of the Moon often takes it far enough away from Earth that is apparent is size is not large enough to block the Sun entirely. […]