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Curiosity Rover Set To Begin Second Year Of Mars Mission - RedOrbit

Curiosity Rover Set To Begin Second Year Of Mars Mission - RedOrbit | Geology | Scoop.it
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Curiosity Rover Set To Begin Second Year Of Mars Mission
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On March 12, 2013, the US space agency announced that the rover had uncovered the first evidence that Mars once had conditions hospitable to life.
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Kamchatka people told to keep calm as region hit by series of earthquakes - The Siberian Times

Kamchatka people told to keep calm as region hit by series of earthquakes - The Siberian Times | Geology | Scoop.it
Kamchatka people told to keep calm as region hit by series of earthquakes
The Siberian Times
'I want to particularly emphasise that a destructive quake is not forecast in Kamchatka in the near future', Sergey Khabarov said.
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Research project on the roots of geothermal systems - News of Iceland

Research project on the roots of geothermal systems - News of Iceland | Geology | Scoop.it
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Research project on the roots of geothermal systems
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The latest technology will be applied in surveying, resistance measurements and seismic measurements, petrology and geochemistry.
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New detail of Coral Sea floor revealed - Spatial Source

New detail of Coral Sea floor revealed - Spatial Source | Geology | Scoop.it
New detail of Coral Sea floor revealed Spatial Source “During times of lower sea-levels, such as during the last ice age about 20,000 years ago, these rivers would have drained at a coastline much further east than now, and likely dumped river...
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New fossil find puts life on Earth two billion years ago - Examiner.com

New fossil find puts life on Earth two billion years ago - Examiner.com | Geology | Scoop.it
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New fossil find puts life on Earth two billion years ago
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A newly discovered fossil has been presented as proof that life was active on the Earth 2.2 billion years ago according to research conducted by Gregory J.
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Stonehenge: geologists overturn standing theory about the standing stone - HeritageDaily

Stonehenge: geologists overturn standing theory about the standing stone - HeritageDaily | Geology | Scoop.it
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Stonehenge: geologists overturn standing theory about the standing stone
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Most of the bluestones are a type of rock called spotted dolerite, an igneous rock similar to basalt but coarser grained.
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A high-pressure nanoimaging breakthrough - Nanowerk

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Nanowerk A high-pressure nanoimaging breakthrough Nanowerk The researchers subjected a 400-nanometer (.000015-inch) single crystal of gold to pressures from about 8,000 times the pressure at sea level to 64,000 times that pressure, which is about...
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New evidence suggests giant ocean on Mars - Futurity: Research News

New evidence suggests giant ocean on Mars - Futurity: Research News | Geology | Scoop.it
New evidence suggests giant ocean on Mars
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But they also found evidence for an abrupt increase in slope of the sedimentary beds near the downstream end of the channels.
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Fossil shows fish had sucker on its back - Phys.Org

Fossil shows fish had sucker on its back - Phys.Org | Geology | Scoop.it
Fossil shows fish had sucker on its back Phys.Org Now a team led by scientists from Oxford University and London's Natural History Museum has studied an early fossil remora and found that it evolved a fully-functioning sucker – or 'adhesion disc' –...
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Fossil Tooth Is "Smoking Gun" That T. Rex Was a Killer - National Geographic

Fossil Tooth Is "Smoking Gun" That T. Rex Was a Killer - National Geographic | Geology | Scoop.it
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New Evidence on Origin of Oxygen on Earth - Prensa Latina

New Evidence on Origin of Oxygen on Earth - Prensa Latina | Geology | Scoop.it
New Evidence on Origin of Oxygen on Earth
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... by plants and other organisms to break down the molecules of water and carbon dioxide in order to produce carbohydrates and oxygen. Manganese is required to produce the rupture of the water.
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Insect fossils found in B.C. could answer climate questions ...

Insect fossils found in B.C. could answer climate questions ... | Geology | Scoop.it
Ancient fossils of an extinct family of insects have been found in British Columbia and northern Washington state, and a biologist says they hold valuable lessons about climate change and evolution.
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Unlock the rock: cracking the shale gas challenge - The Engineer

Unlock the rock: cracking the shale gas challenge - The Engineer | Geology | Scoop.it
Unlock the rock: cracking the shale gas challenge The Engineer The sediments that form shale often contain the remains of marine organisms that, over time, decompose and, as strata of different rocks were deposited on top of the sediment, pressure...
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New Mineral Qingsongite Discovered - Science 2.0

New Mineral Qingsongite Discovered - Science 2.0 | Geology | Scoop.it
New Mineral Qingsongite Discovered Science 2.0 The mineral was found in the southern Tibetan mountains of China within chromium-rich rocks of the paleooceanic crust that was subducted to a depth of 190 miles and recrystallized there at a...
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Shale Gas: A Growing Canadian Resource - TheStreet.com

Shale Gas: A Growing Canadian Resource - TheStreet.com | Geology | Scoop.it
Shale Gas: A Growing Canadian Resource TheStreet.com There is an estimated 1,100 trillion cubic feet of shale gas resources in Canada, the majority of which is found in the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin, according to the Canadian Society for...
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Tiny fossils link 'old bastard' marsupials to South America and Africa - Phys.Org

Tiny fossils link 'old bastard' marsupials to South America and Africa - Phys.Org | Geology | Scoop.it
Tiny fossils link 'old bastard' marsupials to South America and Africa Phys.Org One of the fossils, found at the Tingamarra site in south-eastern Queensland, is a 55 million-year-old ankle bone from a mouse-sized marsupial previously known only...
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Mexican paleontologists recover the only complete dinosaur tail ever found in ... - Art Daily

Mexican paleontologists recover the only complete dinosaur tail ever found in ... - Art Daily | Geology | Scoop.it
Mexican paleontologists recover the only complete dinosaur tail ever found in ...
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British Geological Survey Bowland Shale Gas Assessment | Peak ...

British Geological Survey Bowland Shale Gas Assessment | Peak ... | Geology | Scoop.it
The latest exuberant shale gas news comes from a report by the British Geological Survey estimating enormous new shale gas resources in the central UK. On June 27, 2013, the British Geological Survey (BGS) released a ...
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Newly discovered flux in the Earth may solve missing-mantle mystery - Phys.Org

Newly discovered flux in the Earth may solve missing-mantle mystery - Phys.Org | Geology | Scoop.it
Newly discovered flux in the Earth may solve missing-mantle mystery Phys.Org But to date, scientists have found that, quite literally, something doesn't add up: Namely, the Earth's mantle—the layer between the planet's crust and core—is missing an...
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'Longhorn' Dinosaur Fossil Discovered in Utah - LiveScience.com

'Longhorn' Dinosaur Fossil Discovered in Utah - LiveScience.com | Geology | Scoop.it
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'Longhorn' Dinosaur Fossil Discovered in Utah
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The fossilized remains of a newly identified dinosaur with horns so long they would put Triceratops to shame has been discovered in the Utah desert.
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"Metazoan 1.0" --The 1.6 Billion-Year Evolution of Cancer

"Metazoan 1.0" --The 1.6 Billion-Year Evolution of Cancer | Geology | Scoop.it
                    
“Tumors are a re-emergence of our inner Metazoan 1.0, a throwback to an ancient world when multicellular life was simpler,” says Paul Davies of Arizona State University’s Beyond Center for Fundamental Concepts in Science .
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Why Ancient Earth Was So Warm - National Geographic

Why Ancient Earth Was So Warm - National Geographic | Geology | Scoop.it
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Why Ancient Earth Was So Warm
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The oldest sedimentary rocks, which had to have been laid down in liquid water, are from Greenland and are around 3.8 billion years old.
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Volcanic earthquakes produce a “seismic scream” just before eruption - Ars Technica

Volcanic earthquakes produce a “seismic scream” just before eruption - Ars Technica | Geology | Scoop.it
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Volcanic earthquakes produce a “seismic scream” just before eruption
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Volcanic activity is intimately associated with seismic activity.
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EARTH: Corn syrup model splits Yellowstone's mantle plume in 2 - EurekAlert

EARTH: Corn syrup model splits Yellowstone's mantle plume in 2 - EurekAlert | Geology | Scoop.it
EARTH: Corn syrup model splits Yellowstone's mantle plume in 2
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Alexandria, VA – One of the greatest controversies in science is what's underneath the Yellowstone supervolcano.
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