Atmosphere's 'washing machine' sampled for research

By Keira Jenkins
Updated February 23 2024 - 5:20pm, first published 5:17pm
A modified jet is being used by researchers to take measurements from the atmosphere above Cairns. (HANDOUT/SCIENCE IN PUBLIC)
A modified jet is being used by researchers to take measurements from the atmosphere above Cairns. (HANDOUT/SCIENCE IN PUBLIC)

A jet departs from Cairns, far north Queensland. Its destination? The atmosphere's "washing machine".

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