News tagged with magnetite

Scientists resolve spin puzzle

Scientists at the University of York have helped to uncover the properties of defects in the atomic structure of magnetite, potentially opening the way for its use in producing more powerful electronic devices.

Dec 10, 2014
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The finer details of rust

Scientists at the Vienna University of Technology have been studying the behavior of iron oxide surfaces. The atomic structure of iron oxide, which had been assumed to be well-established, turned out to be ...

Dec 04, 2014
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Mineral targeting made easy with database

Finding ways to target mineral deposits in remote and deeply covered areas, such as in WA's often thick regolith cover, has been a major motivating factor in collaborative research between Australian and ...

Mar 05, 2014
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What kind of iron is in the Southern Ocean?

(Phys.org)—The Southern Ocean, circling the Earth between Antarctica and the southernmost regions of Africa, South America, and Australia, is notorious for its High Nutrient, Low Chlorophyl zones, areas ...

Dec 11, 2012
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Mars meteorite controversy continues

The most illustrious meteorite in history continues to inspire heated debate. Does it carry microbial fossils from Mars or are its strange features just the product of some unique geochemistry? After almost ...

Oct 22, 2010
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