One day, most likely, humans will visit Mars and begin to unravel its geological history and even determine if anything once lived there.
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Atmospheric patterns associated with droughts in California have occurred more frequently in recent decades, Stanford scientists say.
Scientists have found the oldest fossils of the familiar pine tree that dominates Northern Hemisphere forests today.
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Though El Niño has yet to pack the one-two punch meteorologists predicted, it is giving researchers such as UC Santa Barbara professors Ed Keller and Keith Clarke a glimpse into how California's coast might look a century ...
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The timing of significant Great Barrier Reef coral loss captured by a series of historical photos has been accurately determined for the first time by a University of Queensland)-led study.
A professor in Syracuse University's College of Arts and Sciences is joining the growing debate over the fate of the world's largest ice sheet, whose sudden melting is sending shockwaves throughout the geophysics community.
The temperature 3,000 kilometers below the surface of the Earth is much more varied than previously thought
The temperature 3,000 kilometres below the surface of the Earth is much more varied than previously thought, scientists have found.