Geology
Follow
Find
10.3K views | +7 today
 
Scooped by Catherine Russell
onto Geology
Scoop.it!

Curiosity Celebrates 1st Martian Christmas at Yellowknife Bay - Universe Today

Curiosity Celebrates 1st Martian Christmas at Yellowknife Bay - Universe Today | Geology | Scoop.it
Curiosity Celebrates 1st Martian Christmas at Yellowknife Bay Universe Today Curiosity will spend at least another month or more investigating Glenelg before setting off on the nearly year long trek to her main destination – the sedimentary layers...
more...
No comment yet.

From around the web

Geology
Earth Science News
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Catherine Russell
Scoop.it!

Fossil reveals ancient relative of horses and rhinos lived 54.5m years ago

Fossil reveals ancient relative of horses and rhinos lived 54.5m years ago | Geology | Scoop.it
Johns Hopkins experts have uncovered a fossil from an ancient common ancestor of horses and rhinos.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Catherine Russell
Scoop.it!

Rocks get super-heated to 1000C under new mountains

Rocks get super-heated to 1000C under new mountains | Geology | Scoop.it
As mountains are gradually forced up, the rocks deep underneath them can heat up to a roasting 1000C
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Catherine Russell
Scoop.it!

Strategic Elements in search of more bonanza grade gold in New Zealand

Strategic Elements in search of more bonanza grade gold in New Zealand | Geology | Scoop.it
Strategic Elements will use modern technology in its hunt for more high
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Catherine Russell
Scoop.it!

Scientists Use Meteorite to Measure Ancient Solar Nebula Magnetic Fields

Scientists Use Meteorite to Measure Ancient Solar Nebula Magnetic Fields | Geology | Scoop.it
Scientists from the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics have succeeded in determining ancient solar nebula magnetic field strength by measuring the field recorded in chondrules from the Semarkona meteorite.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Catherine Russell
Scoop.it!

Geologists Discover Ancient Buried Canyon Along the Yarlung Tsangpo River

Geologists Discover Ancient Buried Canyon Along the Yarlung Tsangpo River | Geology | Scoop.it
The new discovery a deep canyon buried along the Yarlung Tsangpo River in south Tibet effectively rules out a popular model used to explain how the massive and picturesque gorges of the Himalayas became so steep, so fast.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Catherine Russell
Scoop.it!

Mineral May Help Fight Phosphorus Runoff At Farms

Mineral May Help Fight Phosphorus Runoff At Farms | Geology | Scoop.it
Gypsum, a mineral sometimes used to treat soil on farms, may be able to help protect water resources.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Catherine Russell
Scoop.it!

Ancient jellyfish died a strange death...

Ancient jellyfish died a strange death... | Geology | Scoop.it
Scientists have probed the fossilized remains of an ancient jellyfish. It reveals a bizarre sequence of events that led to its preservation 310 million years ago.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Catherine Russell
Scoop.it!

Research Shows Volcanism and Greenhouse Gas Could Have Warmed Mars

Research Shows Volcanism and Greenhouse Gas Could Have Warmed Mars | Geology | Scoop.it
New research from Brown University and Israel’s Weizmann Institute of Science shows that warmth and water flow on ancient Mars were probably episodic, related to brief periods of volcanic activity that spewed tons of greenhouse-inducing sulfur...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Catherine Russell
Scoop.it!

One of world's largest landslide deposits discovered in Utah

One of world's largest landslide deposits discovered in Utah | Geology | Scoop.it
A landslide with a 90 kilometer-long debris field? That's pretty big.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Catherine Russell
Scoop.it!

Jupiter’s Red Spot – A Product of Simple Chemicals Being Broken Apart by Sunlight

Jupiter’s Red Spot – A Product of Simple Chemicals Being Broken Apart by Sunlight | Geology | Scoop.it
New data from NASA’s Cassini mission reveal that the color of Jupiter’s Great Red Spot is likely a product of simple chemicals being broken apart by sunlight in the planet’s upper atmosphere, contradicting the other leading theory for the origin of...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Catherine Russell
Scoop.it!

Did Life Originate in the Earth's Crust

Did Life Originate in the Earth's Crust | Geology | Scoop.it
This at least is what the geologist Prof. Dr. Ulrich Schreiber and the physico-chemist Prof. Dr. Christian Mayer of the University of Duisburg-Essen in Germany are convinced of.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Catherine Russell
Scoop.it!

Philae Detected Organic Molecules On Comet

Philae Detected Organic Molecules On Comet | Geology | Scoop.it
Though the Philae lander was short-lived on the surface of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, it was able to return scientific data back to Earth from the first samples ever obtained directly from a comet’s nucleus. During its successful 60-hour-long primary science mission last week, Philae made a very important discovery: the comet contains organic molecules.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Catherine Russell
Scoop.it!

Crystal beauty: Illuminating the structure of matter

Crystal beauty: Illuminating the structure of matter | Geology | Scoop.it
To reveal the structure of molecules scientists use a process called crystallography. Now a photographer has captured images featuring details of the technique, illuminating the structure of matter itself.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Catherine Russell
Scoop.it!

Volcano eruptions in Alaska could cause trans-Atlantic chaos for airlines

Volcano eruptions in Alaska could cause trans-Atlantic chaos for airlines | Geology | Scoop.it
A volcanic eruption in Iceland caused massive disruption throughout Europe in 2010.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Catherine Russell
Scoop.it!

How Plate Tectonics Helped Carve Tibetan Gorges

How Plate Tectonics Helped Carve Tibetan Gorges | Geology | Scoop.it
Colliding crustal plates played a role in carving a steep river valley.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Catherine Russell
Scoop.it!

Climate capers of the past 600000 years

Climate capers of the past 600000 years | Geology | Scoop.it
Bonn, Germany (SPX) Nov 18, 2014 -
If you want to see into the future, you have to understand the past.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Catherine Russell
Scoop.it!

Jurassic Climate More Complex Than Thought...

Jurassic Climate More Complex Than Thought... | Geology | Scoop.it
reportingclimatescience.com
Jurassic Climate More Complex Than Thought
reportingclimatescience.com
Myers' study is the first in the Morrison to significantly draw on quantitative data — the geochemistry of the rocks.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Catherine Russell
Scoop.it!

Martian Rock Provides Clues to Wet History

Martian Rock Provides Clues to Wet History | Geology | Scoop.it
This close-up image of a Martian rock has provided scientists with evidence about wet environmental conditions in the ancient past on Mars.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Catherine Russell
Scoop.it!

A Comet Did It! Mystery of Giant Crater Solved

A Comet Did It! Mystery of Giant Crater Solved | Geology | Scoop.it
The Sudbury Basin, which is the world's second-largest impact crater, was likely formed by an enormous comet that battered Earth more than 1.8 billion years ago, new research suggests.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Catherine Russell
Scoop.it!

Climate change was not to blame for the collapse of the Bronze Age

Climate change was not to blame for the collapse of the Bronze Age | Geology | Scoop.it
From the University of Bradford Scientists will have to find alternative explanations for a huge population collapse in Europe at the end of the Bronze Age as researchers prove definitively that climate change – commonly assumed to be responsible –...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Catherine Russell
Scoop.it!

Fossil finds behind NJ strip mall causing excitement

Fossil finds behind NJ strip mall causing excitement | Geology | Scoop.it
Paleontologists making discoveries related to dinosaur extinction in N.J., and they're inviting everyday people to participate in the dig
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Catherine Russell
Scoop.it!

Pavlof Volcano in Alaska starts erupting...

Pavlof Volcano in Alaska starts erupting... | Geology | Scoop.it
Alaska's most active volcano is spitting lava into the air and producing an ash cloud at low elevations.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Catherine Russell
Scoop.it!

New Clues About Hidden the Interior of Uranus Revealed

New Clues About Hidden the Interior of Uranus Revealed | Geology | Scoop.it
Using images NASA’s Voyager-2, astronomer Erich Karkoschka has uncovered features in Uranus’ atmosphere that reveal an unexpected, strange rotation pattern and point to the possible existence of an unusual feature inside the planet’s interior.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Catherine Russell
Scoop.it!

Indonesia quake triggers brief tsunami alert

Indonesia quake triggers brief tsunami alert | Geology | Scoop.it
A 7.3 magnitude quake strikes under the Molucca Sea in Indonesia prompting a tsunami warning which is lifted soon afterwards.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Catherine Russell
Scoop.it!

To shift away from fossil fuels, we need to copy plants

To shift away from fossil fuels, we need to copy plants | Geology | Scoop.it
Most of the energy that fuels our lives comes from plants.
more...
No comment yet.