Findings also suggest exoplanets lying within habitable zones may be susceptible to ice ages.
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Geological evidence suggests the known dinosaur groups diverged early on, supporting the traditional dinosaur family tree.
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Marie Tharp pioneered mapping the bottom of the ocean 6 decades ago – scientists are still learning about Earth's last frontier
Born on July 30, 1920, geologist and cartographer Tharp changed scientific thinking about what lay at the bottom of the ocean – not a featureless flat, but rugged and varied terrain.
July 28, 2020 • ~10 min
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They will find minimal traces of the virus itself, but lots of PPE.
July 28, 2020 • ~7 min
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Study suggests the rare objects likely came from an early planetesimal with a magnetic core.
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Researchers in Edinburgh produce a new mathematical model aimed at improving how earthquakes are predicted.
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New model answers longstanding question of how these sudden flows happen; may expand understanding of Antarctic ice sheets.
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Scientists are stunned to find that some ancient crocodiles may have moved around on two feet.
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Scientists have now dated the 'Great Oxidation Event' to just before the planet's first 'snowball' period.
June 2, 2020 • ~6 min
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New research on the Late Devonian extinction suggests the ozone layer could be naturally depleted as the temperature rises.
June 1, 2020 • ~7 min
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