News tagged with earth sciences

Evidence found for granite on Mars

Researchers now have stronger evidence of granite on Mars and a new theory for how the granite – an igneous rock common on Earth—could have formed there, according to a new study. The findings suggest a much more geologically ...

dateNov 18, 2013 in Space Exploration
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Landslide sensors may save lives worldwide

Using technology found in cell phones, inexpensive sensors being tested at Monte Sano State Park might one day soon save lives by giving advance warning of deadly landslides in at-risk areas around the world.

dateOct 25, 2013 in Engineering
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Life may be harder to identify on some exoplanets

Finding life on exoplanets may be more difficult than people thought, said Feng Tian, a professor at the Center for Earth System Science at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China. The report was presented last week to the ...

dateOct 11, 2013 in Astronomy
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