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The impact vaporized rock, ignited wildfires, and created a cloud of soot and dust that darkened and cooled the entire planet.
AN ASTEROID DIDN’T KILL THE DINOSAURS BY ITSELF. EARTH HELPED.KATE BAGGALEYSEPTEMBER 30, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
Lyons and her colleagues argue, though, that most of the soot from these fires would have remained lower in the atmosphere and been removed by precipitation.
AN ASTEROID DIDN’T KILL THE DINOSAURS BY ITSELF. EARTH HELPED.KATE BAGGALEYSEPTEMBER 30, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
There’s plenty of evidence that air pollution — a broad category that includes soot, smog, and other pollutants from sources such as traffic, industry and fires — can harm health.
WHAT WE KNOW AND DON’T KNOW ABOUT WILDFIRE SMOKE’S HEALTH RISKSMARIA TEMMINGSEPTEMBER 18, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Previously, she was a staff writer at the Los Angeles Times, where she wrote about everything from desert wind power battles to the sale of national forest lands and poor neighborhoods grappling with deadly soot.
OIL COMPANIES ARE PROFITING FROM ILLEGAL SPILLS. AND CALIFORNIA LETS THEM.BY JANET WILSON, THE DESERT SUN, AND LYLLA YOUNES, PROPUBLICASEPTEMBER 18, 2020PROPUBLICA
He thinks that developing fuels that release less soot — as well as more efficient ways to burn that fuel — seem like better tactics.
HOW TO CURB THE CLIMATE HEATING BY CONTRAILSSTEPHEN ORNESAPRIL 27, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
As it passed out of the chimney, the soot left those long streaks of black which we see now on the woodpecker's back.
STORIES THE IROQUOIS TELL THEIR CHILDRENMABEL POWERS
A rubber blanket was procured, and the soot from the chimney carefully swept into it.
FAMOUS ADVENTURES AND PRISON ESCAPES OF THE CIVIL WARVARIOUS
Then he crouched trembling in the fireplace, his pretty green hair all blackened with soot and covered with ashes.
THE TIN WOODMAN OF OZL. FRANK BAUM
Fearing to be met by some of the guests of the Duke of Aquitaine, the serf had smeared soot mixed with grease over his face.
THE PILGRIM'S SHELL OR FERGAN THE QUARRYMANEUGNE SUE
Upon it they wrote with pens made of split reeds and with a thick ink made of soot (lampblack) mixed with resinous gums.
THE PRIVATE LIFE OF THE ROMANSHAROLD WHETSTONE JOHNSTON
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WORDS RELATED TO SOOT

  • acid rain
  • carbon dioxide
  • fog
  • haze
  • smoke
  • soot
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