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Explosive news about Mars super-volcanoes - Sydney Morning Herald

Explosive news about Mars super-volcanoes - Sydney Morning Herald | Geology | Scoop.it
Explosive news about Mars super-volcanoes Sydney Morning Herald Using its sophisticated on-board laboratory, the rover has found, among other things, clay minerals – including sulphur, nitrogen, hydrogen, oxygen, phosphorus and carbon – in powder...
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Helicopters used for seismic testing - Cape Breton Post

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Helicopters used for seismic testing Cape Breton Post "Basically we are just doing some seismic testing that will bring us a step closer to determine if the reservoirs here in Cape Breton have the potential for storing C02 in the long term.” The...
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Maine's Volcanoes May Have Been World's Biggest - LiveScience.com

Maine's Volcanoes May Have Been World's Biggest - LiveScience.com | Geology | Scoop.it
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Maine's Volcanoes (Yes, Maine) May Have Been World's Biggest
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DENVER — Maine has supervolcanoes. Wait, Maine has volcanoes?
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Google street view -- tool for recording earthquake damage

Google street view -- tool for recording earthquake damage | Geology | Scoop.it
SAN FRANCISCO, October 30, 2013 -- A scientist from Cologne University has used Google's online street view scans to document the damage caused by the 2009 L'Aquila earthquake and suggests that the database would be a useful tool for surveying damage...

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YEC Geo's curator insight, October 31, 2013 12:21 PM

Yet another handy use for our favorite Google product.

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"How Did Life Begin on Earth?" --A New Theory Embraces the Cosmic through Geological, Chemical, and Biological Stages

"How Did Life Begin on Earth?" --A New Theory Embraces the Cosmic through Geological, Chemical, and Biological Stages | Geology | Scoop.it
 
“When the Earth formed some 4.5 billion years ago, it was a sterile planet inhospitable to living organisms,” said Sankar Chatterjee, Horn Professor of Geosciences and curator of paleontology at the Museum of Texas Tech University.
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Improving earthquake early warning systems for California and Taiwan - EurekAlert (press release)

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Improving earthquake early warning systems for California and Taiwan
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SAN FRANCISCO, October 30, 2013 -- Earthquake early warning systems may provide the public with crucial seconds to prepare for severe shaking.
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Ammonite collector fills Dinosaur Isle 'fossil gap' - BBC News

Ammonite collector fills Dinosaur Isle 'fossil gap' - BBC News | Geology | Scoop.it
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Ammonite collector fills Dinosaur Isle 'fossil gap'
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A fossil enthusiast has "filled a gap" in a museum's collection by donating his ammonite finds.
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Cassini reveals 'Great Lakes' on Titan - The Space Reporter

Cassini reveals 'Great Lakes' on Titan - The Space Reporter | Geology | Scoop.it
The Space Reporter Cassini reveals 'Great Lakes' on Titan The Space Reporter Differences in the composition of material surrounding the lakes and seas indicate that parts of the hydrocarbon bodies have evaporated, leaving behind a crust of material...
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Oldest-Known Fossil Bird Tracks from Australia - Science Daily (press release)

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Oldest-Known Fossil Bird Tracks from Australia Science Daily (press release) The journal Palaeontology is publishing an analysis of the footprints led by Anthony Martin, a paleontologist at Emory University in Atlanta who specializes in trace...
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Earthquakes and oceans shaped Nevada's peaks, valleys - Las Vegas Review-Journal

Earthquakes and oceans shaped Nevada's peaks, valleys - Las Vegas Review-Journal | Geology | Scoop.it
Earthquakes and oceans shaped Nevada's peaks, valleys Las Vegas Review-Journal Geologists know it as the Basin and Range, a series of narrow mountain blocks separated by flat valleys formed as the Earth's crust was stretched and broken by...
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Reading ancient climate from plankton shells - Eureka! Science News

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Reading ancient climate from plankton shells
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When the plankton die, they fall to the muddy ocean floor, and can be recovered today from that muddy ocean floor sediments, which preserve the shells as they are buried.
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Scientists solve mystery of odd patterns of oxygen in solar system's earliest ... - Phys.Org

Scientists solve mystery of odd patterns of oxygen in solar system's earliest ... - Phys.Org | Geology | Scoop.it
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Gold Particles Found in Leaves of Eucalyptus Trees - Sci-News.com

Gold Particles Found in Leaves of Eucalyptus Trees - Sci-News.com | Geology | Scoop.it
Sydney Morning Herald Gold Particles Found in Leaves of Eucalyptus Trees Sci-News.com Australian researchers reporting in the journal Nature Communications have detected particles of gold in the branches and leaves of eucalyptus trees growing in...
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Geoscientists building whole-Earth model for long-term climate clues - Phys.Org

Geoscientists building whole-Earth model for long-term climate clues - Phys.Org | Geology | Scoop.it
Geoscientists building whole-Earth model for long-term climate clues Phys.Org On million-year to billion-year timescales, carbon in these external reservoirs interacts with reservoirs inside Earth, ranging from crustal carbon stored in ancient...
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Uniform Heavy Element Distribution Points to Early Cosmic ‘Seeding’

Uniform Heavy Element Distribution Points to Early Cosmic ‘Seeding’ | Geology | Scoop.it
Using Suzaku’s X-ray telescopes to make 84 observations of the Perseus Cluster, researchers discovered that most of the universe’s heavy elements, including the iron central to life itself, were already widely dispersed throughout the universe when...
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The kraken rises! New fossil evidence revives sea monster debate - NBCNews.com

The kraken rises! New fossil evidence revives sea monster debate - NBCNews.com | Geology | Scoop.it
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The kraken rises! New fossil evidence revives sea monster debate NBCNews.com Not only have they discovered a second example of strangely arranged bones, they've found a fossil that appears to be the beak of an ancient squid or...
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Rare earths in bacteria - Science Codex

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Rare earths in bacteria
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In reality, the 17 metals that belong to the group of rare earths are not rare at all. The Earth's crust contains larger quantities of rare earths than of gold or platinum, for example.
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Largest Dino of All Time Is Digitally Recreated - Discovery News

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Largest Dino of All Time Is Digitally Recreated
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"We do not know if the nests were covered by vegetation or if they were buried because the nature of the sediments preclude the preservation of plant fossil remains.
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Amazing Animation Shows Earthquake Ripple Across US - LiveScience.com

Amazing Animation Shows Earthquake Ripple Across US - LiveScience.com | Geology | Scoop.it
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Mars showcase

From the highest volcano to the deepest canyon, from impact craters to ancient river beds and lava flows, this showcase of images from ESA's Mars Express tak...
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Yellowstone Volcano's Killer Hazard: Earthquakes - Discovery News

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Yellowstone Volcano's Killer Hazard: Earthquakes
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Yellowstone Volcano's Killer Hazard: Earthquakes. Oct 29, 2013 06:45 AM ET // by Becky Oskin, LiveScience. View Related Gallery ». Yellowstone is an active volcano.
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Asia's lost continent, known as 'OK' , shaped ancient China, scientist claims - South China Morning Post

Asia's lost continent, known as 'OK' , shaped ancient China, scientist claims - South China Morning Post | Geology | Scoop.it
Asia's lost continent, known as 'OK' , shaped ancient China, scientist claims
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Yang's new model could explain some famous geological mysteries in East Asia, such as the Sanbagawa metamorphic belt in Japan.
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Mount Etna: Watch as Europe's biggest volcano spews lava and smoke into the ... - Mirror.co.uk

Mount Etna: Watch as Europe's biggest volcano spews lava and smoke into the ... - Mirror.co.uk | Geology | Scoop.it
Mount Etna: Watch as Europe's biggest volcano spews lava and smoke into the ...
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This footage shows the terrifying power of Mount Etna as Europe's biggest volcano erupts once again.
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Indonesia's Mount Sinabung Volcano Erupts, Villages Covered In Thick Ash - Huffington Post

Indonesia's Mount Sinabung Volcano Erupts, Villages Covered In Thick Ash - Huffington Post | Geology | Scoop.it
Straits Times Indonesia's Mount Sinabung Volcano Erupts, Villages Covered In Thick Ash Huffington Post MEDAN, Indonesia -- MEDAN, Indonesia (AP) — A volcano in western Indonesia erupted on Thursday, unleashing a column of dark volcanic material...
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Trickling of melted iron led to formation of Earth core - Pentagon Post

Trickling of melted iron led to formation of Earth core - Pentagon Post | Geology | Scoop.it
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Trickling of melted iron led to formation of Earth core
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Putting light on the research, study investigator Wendy Mao, said, “We know that Earth today has a core and a mantle that are differentiated.
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