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'Super-Croc' Fossils From Jurassic Era Unearthed In Scottish Museum Drawer - International Business Times

'Super-Croc' Fossils From Jurassic Era Unearthed In Scottish Museum Drawer - International Business Times | Geology | Scoop.it
International Business Times 'Super-Croc' Fossils From Jurassic Era Unearthed In Scottish Museum Drawer International Business Times Many signs of these ancient swimming reptiles have been found in the Oxford Clay Formation, a layer of Jurassic-era...
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Explore Mars' most detailed map ever

Explore Mars' most detailed map ever | Geology | Scoop.it
Detailed imaging of the surface of Mars from orbit has
allowed space scientists to produce the most detailed geological
map yet of part of the Red Planet. The new map was released on
Friday, 12 December, by the U.S.
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Aquilops Americanus – Oldest Species of North American Horned Dinosaur

Aquilops Americanus – Oldest Species of North American Horned Dinosaur | Geology | Scoop.it
A team of paleontologists has discovered the oldest “horned” dinosaur fossil from North America. Named Aquilops americanus, the species is 40 million years older than the iconic Triceratops.
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Your New Desktop Wallpaper: A Fetching Geological Map Of The Arctic

Your New Desktop Wallpaper: A Fetching Geological Map Of The Arctic | Geology | Scoop.it
Via Natural Resources Canada comes a gorgeously detailed geological map of the Arctic, served up hot and fresh for all your wallpaper needs.
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Earth's water probably didn't come from comets, Rosetta scientists say

Data from the ESA's Rosetta comet mission suggests that Earth's water may have originated elsewhere — perhaps with asteroids
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Geology is the Explanation Behind This Incredible Lake-Walking Video!

Geology is the Explanation Behind This Incredible Lake-Walking Video! | Geology | Scoop.it
YouTuber Tomas N and his friend were hiking the High Tatra Mountain range along the border of Slovakia and Poland when they happened upon a frozen lake with astonishingly clear ice.
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Weird Fossil Reveals Ancient Balloon Animal

Weird Fossil Reveals Ancient Balloon Animal | Geology | Scoop.it
A bizarre fossil found in China looks like a bird's nest but is actually the remains of an animal shaped like a spiny balloon. The creature appears to have no living evolutionary descendants.
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Moon had an intense magnetic field billion years ago, suggests study

Moon had an intense magnetic field billion years ago, suggests study | Geology | Scoop.it
A dynamo effect created by a moving mantle could have stirred the Moon's core and given rise to a magnetic field, say MIT researchers.
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Secrets of Dinosaur Footprints Revealed in Bird X-Rays

Secrets of Dinosaur Footprints Revealed in Bird X-Rays | Geology | Scoop.it
X-ray video and high-tech computer simulations of a modern bird making tracks reveal the secrets of dinosaur footprint formation.
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What's Happening in Japan? Volcanic Activity and the Chances of a Major Eruption

What's Happening in Japan? Volcanic Activity and the Chances of a Major Eruption | Geology | Scoop.it
Media speculation about the possibility of a major volcanic eruption in Japan in the next century focuses attention on its volcanic context.
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This 3D-printed robot could help discover the origins of life

This 3D-printed robot could help discover the origins of life | Geology | Scoop.it
A cheap 3D-printed robot and a PlayStation camera are hard at
work trying to finds the origins of life. But this life isn't
biological, it's chemical.
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Geophysicists challenge traditional theory underlying the origin of mid-plate volcanoes

Geophysicists challenge traditional theory underlying the origin of mid-plate volcanoes | Geology | Scoop.it
A long-held assumption about the Earth is discussed in Science, as a team of researchers look at how a layer beneath the Earth's crust may be responsible for volcanic eruptions.
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Continent-Sized Scan Reveals US Underbelly

Continent-Sized Scan Reveals US Underbelly | Geology | Scoop.it
Scientists have lifted the lid off North America, sharpening their view of the mysterious structures underneath the United States.
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NASA Mars Curiosity Rover Finds Ancient Methane Spike --"Biological or Non-Biological?"

NASA Mars Curiosity Rover Finds Ancient Methane Spike --"Biological or Non-Biological?" | Geology | Scoop.it
 
 
 
NASA's Mars Curiosity rover has measured a tenfold spike in methane, an organic chemical, in the atmosphere around it and detected other organic molecules in a rock-powder sample collected by the robotic laboratory's drill.
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Not So Colorful: Rare, Full Color Photo Shows Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko

Not So Colorful: Rare, Full Color Photo Shows Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko | Geology | Scoop.it
The ESA has released a true color photo of 67P/C-G, but the image appears not very different from earlier renderings of the comet in black and white. The space agency explained why the comet is gray.
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Ancient sea turtle fossils found

Ancient sea turtle fossils found | Geology | Scoop.it
RARE fossil finds on the Beaumaris foreshore have again cemented the Bayside site as one of the most important prehistoric relic hunting grounds in the country.
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Why have we heard so little about devastating Cape Verde volcano?

Why have we heard so little about devastating Cape Verde volcano? | Geology | Scoop.it
Around 60 volcanoes erupt in the average year. On any particular day, there are usually about 20 volcanoes erupting somewhere in the world. Naturally, they can’t all make headlines.
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Amazing Mammalian Fossil Discovered in Madagascar

Amazing Mammalian Fossil Discovered in Madagascar | Geology | Scoop.it
An amazing mammalian fossil was recently discovered in Madagascar, and is helping to shed light on a group of enigmatic and mysterious animals known as gondwanatherians, according to a new study.
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Millions of Tons of Seafloor Methane Could Be Released

Millions of Tons of Seafloor Methane Could Be Released | Geology | Scoop.it
A new study published in Geophysical Research Letters reveals that warmer Pacific Ocean temperatures could release millions of tons of seafloor methane.
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Dig Deep With YouTube's Most Bizarre Hollow Earth Videos

Dig Deep With YouTube's Most Bizarre Hollow Earth Videos | Geology | Scoop.it
Like aliens above, the notion that there's life below the Earth's crust is catnip to conspiracy theorists.
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Curiosity Finds Evidence That Water Helped Form Mars' Mount Sharp

Curiosity Finds Evidence That Water Helped Form Mars' Mount Sharp | Geology | Scoop.it
Sediments deposited in a large lake bed over tens of millions of years were responsible for the creation of Mount Sharp on Mars, according to observations conducted by NASA’s Curiosity Rover in Gale Crater.
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Fossil hunters find skeleton of 40000-year-old woolly mammoth in North Sea

Fossil hunters find skeleton of 40000-year-old woolly mammoth in North Sea | Geology | Scoop.it
The bones were found at a depth of 100 feet off the east coast of England, which 40,000 years ago was land inhabited by mammoths
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Climate Models Help Reconstruct the African Humid Period

Climate Models Help Reconstruct the African Humid Period | Geology | Scoop.it
Using complex modeling systems, researchers have figured out the forces that drove the dramatic increase in rainfall at the end of the last ice age and marked the beginning of the African Humid Period.
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Guatemala’s huge mining royalty hike makes Tahoe unhappy

Guatemala’s huge mining royalty hike makes Tahoe unhappy | Geology | Scoop.it
The country’s congress passed Friday legislation to increase mining royalties from 5% to 10%.
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Vandalized dinosaur fossil to become a teaching tool

Vandalized dinosaur fossil to become a teaching tool | Geology | Scoop.it
A sauropod fossil damaged by vandals in September has been removed from a hillside along a popular trail at Dinosaur National Monument so it can be used as a teaching tool.
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