The Earth Loses Tons of Atmosphere to Space Every Day

Scientists have known for some time that Earth’s atmosphere loses several hundred tons of oxygen each day. They understand how this oxygen loss happens on Earth’s night side, but they’re not sure how it happens on the day side. They do know one thing though; it happens during auroras.

— Read on curiosity.com/topics/the-earth-loses-tons-of-atmosphere-to-space-every-day-curiosity

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