EARTH’S PROTECTIVE BLANKET
Besides providing us with the life-giving oxygen, Earth’s atmosphere is our protective blanket. It is the buffer that burns up most meteors away. It is a screen from deadly cosmic radiation. Also, it is the reason why we can communicate via radio waves because it bounces the waves for long distances around the globe. The air that accomplishes all of this is composed of five major layers.
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