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Posts tagged geology

June 28, 2011

 

chromium element

Missing Chromium: Inside Earth’s Crust

The Earth is made up of plenty of elements but Chromium is uncommon. This has scientists puzzled.

May 20, 2011

 

plankton swimming

Estimating How Much Carbon Dioxide Was Available To Plankton

Scientists have reconstructed a one hundred thousand-year history of carbon dioxide.

April 29, 2011

 

coal rock

Coal May Have Contributed To Mass Extinction

Canadian researchers have found evidence that coal may have contributed to the disaster that killed off the dinosaurs.

April 13, 2011

 

greenland ice

Greenland’s Ice Sheet Is Melting

Greenland's ice sheet is worrying scientists. It's melting.

February 24, 2011

 

sliding rock

Death Valley Mystery: Rocks That Move On Their Own

Death Valley has many mysteries, including one of nature's strangest phenomena: rocks that move on their own.

November 30, 2010

 

A close up view of the inside of Mount Rainier

Ice, Lava, Geology, And Mount Rainier

What happened to the lava at Mount Rainier? Why is the story so unusual?

November 29, 2010

 

Mount Rainier

Mount Rainier And Its Strange Lava

There's a mystery happening along the slopes of Mount Rainier in Washington State.

September 20, 2010

 

Middle East desert with oil rig

Why Does The Middle East Have Such An Abundance Of Fossil Fuels?

Why is the Middle East the place to find oil?

September 14, 2010

 

Vestmannaeyjar volcano

Vestmannaeyjar, The Town That Fought A Volcano And Won

Could a fire department stop a volcano? Learn about the town of Vestmannaeyjar and their brave firefighters who battled a volcano.

September 13, 2010

 

volcano erupting

Are Underwater Volcanoes Stifled By Water?

When volcanoes erupt underwater, do the waves and ocean currents help calm the eruption?

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