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Yahoo News
Fire Fountains of the Ancient Moon Explained The ancient lunar surface once erupted with geysers of lava — and now, scient
Fire Fountains of the Ancient Moon Explained
Yahoo News / Posted 3 days ago
The ancient lunar surface once erupted with geysers of lava — and now, scientists think they know what caused those fiery fountains. Current research suggests that the moon formed when a Mars-size object... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Fountains Of Fire Used To Erupt On The Moon And Now We Know WhyNASA/Colorado School of Mines/MIT/JPL/GSFCAn artist's concept of Earth's moon,
Fountains Of Fire Used To Erupt On The Moon And Now We Know Why
The Huffington Post / Posted 4 days ago
NASA/Colorado School of Mines/MIT/JPL/GSFCAn artist's concept of Earth's moon, representing how some volcanic structures may have looked while active. Scientists from Brown University and the Carnegie Institution for Science just solved a moon... Read more
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EarthSky
Liquid water elsewhere in our solar system?A frozen lake of water-ice on the floor of a 35 km wide impact crater on Mars.
Liquid water elsewhere in our solar system?
EarthSky / Posted 4 days ago
A frozen lake of water-ice on the floor of a 35 km wide impact crater on Mars. Image credit: ESA/DLR/FU Berlin (G. Neukum) Science fiction movies about aliens threatening the Earth routinely ascribe them the motive of coming here to steal our... Read more
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The Register
Fiery old geysers FOUND ON MOON: Volcanic past explainedThe night sky on Earth in its early years was very different, with our Moon glo
Fiery old geysers FOUND ON MOON: Volcanic past explained
The Register / Posted 4 days ago
The night sky on Earth in its early years was very different, with our Moon glowing red with fire in the sky. Now scientists think they've worked out why. Back when the Moon was forming, the surface was alive with fiery geysers that spurted molten... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Did Saturn And Other Gas Giants Grow From A Pebble?How did the four planets known as gas and ice giants form in the early solar sy
Did Saturn And Other Gas Giants Grow From A Pebble?
The Huffington Post / Posted 5 days ago
How did the four planets known as gas and ice giants form in the early solar system? The latest theory on Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune just received a big boost from a new computer modeling study. The study examines the idea that the four... Read more
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EarthSky
Fire fountains on moon mystery solvedWhen the first astronauts went to the moon in the late 1960s and early ’70s, th
Fire fountains on moon mystery solved
EarthSky / Posted 5 days ago
When the first astronauts went to the moon in the late 1960s and early ’70s, they found glass beads on the lunar surface that could only have been made in active volcanos. The beads are a sign that fire fountain eruptions took place on the moon,... Read more
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Daily Mail
The moon once had fountains of FIRE: Scientists discover what caused mysterious lava eruptions on the lunar surfac
The moon once had fountains of FIRE
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
: Scientists discover what caused mysterious lava eruptions on the lunar surface Volcanic glass containing carbon was collected from the Apollo missions Carbon combined with oxygen to make substantial amounts of... Read more
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PhysOrg
Research may solve lunar fire fountain mysteryMelt inclusions are tiny dots of magma frozen within olivine crystals. The crys
Research may solve lunar fire fountain mystery
PhysOrg / Posted 6 days ago
Melt inclusions are tiny dots of magma frozen within olivine crystals. The crystals lock in volatile elements that may have otherwise escaped from the magma. Researchers have shown that melt inclusions within volcanic glasses from the Moon contain... Read more
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PhysOrg
Water, water, everywhere – where to drink in the solar systemA frozen lake of water-ice on the floor of a 35 km wide impact crater on Mars.
Water, water, everywhere – where to drink in the solar system
PhysOrg / Posted 6 days ago
A frozen lake of water-ice on the floor of a 35 km wide impact crater on Mars. Credit: ESA/DLR/FU Berlin/G. Neukum Science fiction movies about aliens threatening the Earth routinely ascribe them the motive of coming here to steal our resources, most... Read more
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Daily Mail
Did a SUPERNOVA trigger the birth of the solar system?Did a supernova trigger the birth of the solar system? Shockwaves may have trig
Did a SUPERNOVA trigger the birth of the solar system?
Daily Mail / Posted 10 days ago
Did a supernova trigger the birth of the solar system? Shockwaves may have triggered formation and rotation of planets Shock waves from a supernova crashed into cloud of dust forming the sun Remnant of radioisotopes from explosion are still present... Read more
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International Business Times
World's coral reefs doomed even if COP21 is 'wildly successful' expert says Coral reefs, as they were 50 years ago, will not be found anywhere on Earth by
World's coral reefs doomed even if COP21 is 'wildly successful' expert says
International Business Times / Posted 13 days ago
Coral reefs, as they were 50 years ago, will not be found anywhere on Earth by the middle of the century, an expert has warned. Professor Peter F Sale, from the University of Windsor, Canada, claims the world's coral reefs cannot be saved – even if... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Researchers map effects of drought on giant sequoiasIn the wake of prolonged drought conditions, researchers are looking at the eff
Researchers map effects of drought on giant sequoias
The Daily Californian / Posted 18 days ago
In the wake of prolonged drought conditions, researchers are looking at the effects and impacts on giant sequoias. By collecting ground and aerial data, the researchers are creating maps that will inform conservation tactics, watershed management,... Read more
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Oakland Tribune
Climate change: Future Bay Area weather will be more like San Diego'sStick around several decades and we just might have it. A glimpse into our fut
Climate change: Future Bay Area weather will be more like San Diego's
Oakland Tribune / Posted 21 days ago
Stick around several decades and we just might have it. A glimpse into our future reveals a Bay Area whose weather feels a lot like California's balmy border city. Seattle could feel like present-day San Jose, forcing hipsters to shed their beards... Read more
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Inside Bay Area
Climate change: Future Bay Area weather will be more like San Diego'sStick around several decades and we just might have it. A glimpse into our fut
Climate change: Future Bay Area weather will be more like San Diego's
Inside Bay Area / Posted 22 days ago
Stick around several decades and we just might have it. A glimpse into our future reveals a Bay Area whose weather feels a lot like California's balmy border city. Seattle could feel like present-day San Jose, forcing hipsters to shed their beards... Read more
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The Mercury News
Climate change: Future Bay Area weather will be more like San Diego'sStick around several decades and we just might have it. A glimpse into our fut
Climate change: Future Bay Area weather will be more like San Diego's
The Mercury News / Posted 22 days ago
Stick around several decades and we just might have it. A glimpse into our future reveals a Bay Area whose weather feels a lot like California's balmy border city. Seattle could feel like present-day San Jose, forcing hipsters to shed their beards... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
Climate change: Future Bay Area weather will be more like San Diego'sStick around several decades and we just might have it. A glimpse into our fut
Climate change: Future Bay Area weather will be more like San Diego's
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 22 days ago
Stick around several decades and we just might have it. A glimpse into our future reveals a Bay Area whose weather feels a lot like California's balmy border city. Seattle could feel like present-day San Jose, forcing hipsters to shed their beards... Read more
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PhysOrg
The planet MercuryMercury, as imaged by the MESSENGER spacecraft, revealing parts of the never se
The planet Mercury
PhysOrg / Posted 24 days ago
Mercury, as imaged by the MESSENGER spacecraft, revealing parts of the never seen by human eyes. Credit: NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Carnegie Institution of Washington Mercury is the closest planet to our sun, the... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Stop burning fossil fuels now: there is no CO2 'technofix', scientists warnGerman researchers have demonstrated once again that the best way to limit clim
Stop burning fossil fuels now: there is no CO2 'technofix', scientists warn
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 27 days ago
German researchers have demonstrated once again that the best way to limit climate change is to stop burning fossil fuels now. In a “thought experiment” they tried another option: the future dramatic removal of huge volumes of carbon dioxide from... Read more
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PhysOrg
CO2 removal cannot save the oceans—if we pursue business as usualGreenhouse-gas emissions from human activities do not only cause rapid warming
CO2 removal cannot save the oceans—if we pursue business as usual
PhysOrg / Posted 27 days ago
Greenhouse-gas emissions from human activities do not only cause rapid warming of the seas, but also ocean acidification at an unprecedented rate. Artificial carbon dioxide removal (CDR) from the atmosphere has been proposed to reduce both risks to... Read more
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