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The lost meteorites of Antarctica

A hidden reserve of iron-rich meteorites which could hold secrets to the formation of the solar system may be hidden beneath the surface of the Antarctic ice sheet, according to a study by a team from The University of Manchester.

dateFeb 17, 2016 in Space Exploration
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Graphene meets heat waves

EPFL researchers have shed new light on the fundamental mechanisms of heat dissipation in graphene and other two-dimensional materials. They have shown that heat can propagate as a wave over very long distances. This is key ...

dateMar 06, 2015 in Nanomaterials
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Does dark magma lurk in deep Earth?

( —A key to understanding Earth's evolution is to look deep into the lower mantle—a region some 400 to 1,800 miles (660 to 2,900 kilometers) below the surface, just above the core. Data have suggested that deep, ...

dateNov 13, 2014 in Earth Sciences
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