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Falling sea level caused volcanos to overflow

Throughout the last 800,000 years, Antarctic temperatures and atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations have showed a similar evolution. However, they were different during the transition to the last ice age—approximately ...

dateJul 07, 2017 in Earth Sciences
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Measuring biological dust in the wind

In the popular children's story "Horton Hears a Who!" author Dr. Seuss tells of a gentle and protective elephant who stumbles upon a speck of dust that harbors a community of microscopic creatures called the Whos living the ...

dateJun 21, 2017 in Earth Sciences
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MAVEN's top 10 discoveries at Mars

On June 17, NASA's MAVEN (Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution Mission) will celebrate 1,000 Earth days in orbit around the Red Planet. Since its launch in November 2013 and its orbit insertion in September 2014, MAVEN ...

dateJun 16, 2017 in Space Exploration
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