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Researchers have discovered that aerosols from sea spray are altered by biological activity. istock image by johnnorth

UC San Diego Chemists Create the Ultimate Natural Sunscreen

Chemists, materials scientists and nanoengineers at UC San Diego have created what may be the ultimate natural sunscreen.

Researchers have discovered that aerosols from sea spray are altered by biological activity. istock image by johnnorth

Biological Activity Found to Affect Aerosols Produced from Sea Spray

Chemists have discovered that tiny particulate matter called aerosols lofted into the atmosphere by sea spray and the bursting of bubbles at the ocean’s surface are chemically altered by the presence of biological activity.

 

An artist’s conception of SIMP0136. Image by NASA/JPL

Nearby Brown Dwarf Appears to be a Free-Floating ‘Planet’

An international team of astronomers that included astrophysicists at UC San Diego has discovered that one of the closest brown dwarfs to our Sun has the same mass as a giant planet.

 

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