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April 15, 2006 – November 12, 2006
Museum: Natural History Museum
Location: 2nd Floor, Southwest Wing, off Rotunda Balcony (Hall 30)
This exhibition explains the important role the atmosphere plays in our lives and in the environment by examining its evolution and properties and its effects on plants, animals, and people.
Highlights include: a multi-screen presentation of images compiled from NASA data that demonstrates the interaction of the atmosphere with various global systems.