Yes. Although we think of it as light, the air has heavy mass. Because the air is held to earth by the strong pull of gravity, it has a total weight of more than 5,600 trillion (5,600,000,000,000,000) tons!
About Karen Hill
Karen Hill is a freelance writer, editor, and columnist. Born in New York, her work has appeared in the Examiner, Yahoo News, Buzzfeed, among others.