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Snowballs Entering The Earth’s Atmosphere?

Posted by Lindy on October 2, 2009

Every child knows the water cycle and that the total volume of water on the planet stays the same. However, recent research suggests that snowballs the size of houses enter the atmosphere every few seconds, adding an additional 300 million tons of water a year, enough to increase sea levels by 0.1mm.
A bit more about it here here.


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