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How Does the Ozone Layer Work?

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The ozone absorbs UV radiation and converts it to heat. It protects us from dangerous UV rays, although you still need sun block! It also breaks down atoms into O and O2 molecules. You can find more information here: http://stason.org/TULARC/science-engineering/ozone-depletion-intro/12-How-does-the-ozone-layer-work.html
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