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The greenhouse gas that saved the world

When Planet Earth was just cooling down from its fiery creation, the sun was faint and young. So faint that it should not have been able to keep the oceans of earth from freezing. But fortunately for the creation of life, ...

dateAug 18, 2009 in Earth Sciences
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Rich Ore Deposits Linked to Ancient Atmosphere

( -- Much of our planet's mineral wealth was deposited billions of years ago when Earth's chemical cycles were different from today's. Using geochemical clues from rocks nearly 3 billion years old, a group of ...

dateNov 19, 2009 in Earth Sciences
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Helium anomaly preceded Mount Ontake eruption

University of Tokyo researchers discovered an increase in a helium isotope during a ten-year period before the 2014 Mount Ontake eruption in central Japan. The finding suggests that this helium isotope anomaly is related ...

dateAug 19, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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Image: Carbon dioxide on the rise

( -- The SCIAMACHY sensor on ESA?s Envisat satellite has provided scientists with invaluable data on our planet, allowing them to map global air pollution and the distribution of greenhouse gases.

dateJun 28, 2010 in Environment
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