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The clouds are teeming with life aka bacteria

Yes, the clouds are home to tons of lifeforms, especially bacteria. They are small and easy to carry in the air. Clouds are a good home for dust particles, dust mites, bacteria and who knows what else. There a whole jungle in there! Bacteria was found even at 40 km high up, in the air, […]

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How do clouds stay up?

Well, the short answer Joe Hanson gives is buoyancy. The hot air will move up and the cold air will come down. Cumulus clouds, for example, show up above any area that is warm, like a city, or a sunny hillsides. That is ok. The cloud forms above hot areas, but why does it stays […]

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