Ozone is a gas heavier than air. Why does the ozone layer not settle down near the earth?

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Ozone is a thermodynamically unstable gas and can be decomposed into molecular oxygen; therefore, there exists a dynamic equilibrium between production and decomposition of ozone.

O_2 (g) \rightarrow O (g) + O (g)

O (g) + O_{2} (g) \rightarrow O_{3} (g)

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