Bryan Thomas (right) and Peter Detwiler at the Barrow Atmospheric Baseline Observatory in Utqiaġvik, Alaska. (Bonnie Jo Mount / Washington Post)

Bryan Thomas (right) and Peter Detwiler at the Barrow Atmospheric Baseline Observatory in Utqiaġvik, Alaska. (Bonnie Jo Mount / Washington Post)

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