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New study sheds light on Moon's slow retreat from frozen Earth

A study led by University of Colorado Boulder researchers provides new insight into the Moon's excessive equatorial bulge, a feature that solidified in place over four billion years ago as the Moon gradually distanced itself ...

Understanding the glacial history of the western Arctic

To interpret what we see today both on land and at the seabed, we need to understand how the landscape was different in the past. When we say "past," we mean on a geologic timeframe—specifically, about 10,000 to 20,000 ...

Rates of ancient climate change may be underestimated

The pace of past episodes of climate change is likely to have been underestimated, according to research carried out by scientists at the University of Aberdeen and Friedrich-Alexander University (FAU) in Germany.

Hurricane histories and carbon mysteries

A group of nine PhD students from the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at Columbia University has just arrived in Exuma, The Bahamas, for a week-long field trip.

Life's history in iron

A new study examines how Earth's oldest iron formations could have been formed before oxygenic photosynthesis played a role in oxidizing iron.

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