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The Verge
The Moon's water may have come mostly from asteroids, not cometsthe Moon was an ocean of magma. "The modeling is very straight forward," says
The Moon's water may have come mostly from asteroids, not comets
The Verge / Posted 32 minutes ago
the Moon was an ocean of magma. "The modeling is very straight forward," says Erik Hauri, a planetary scientist at the Carnegie Institution for Science who has researched lunar water and did not work on this study. "This group of researchers is... Read more
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New Haven Independent
Revealed: Early Anti-Black Roots Of The Holocaustsprang the fraudulent science of American eugenics that medicalized racial theo
Revealed: Early Anti-Black Roots Of The Holocaust
New Haven Independent / Posted 3 hours ago
sprang the fraudulent science of American eugenics that medicalized racial theory. Propelled by abundant financing from the Carnegie Institution, Harriman Railroad fortune, and Rockefeller Foundation, eugenics ultimately led to the sterilization of... Read more
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PhysOrg
Explainer: What is the Great Attractor and its pull on the Milky Way?of pure dark matter? Or is the current theory of the origin of mass and motion
Explainer: What is the Great Attractor and its pull on the Milky Way?
PhysOrg / Posted 3 hours ago
of pure dark matter? Or is the current theory of the origin of mass and motion incorrect? Astronomer Alan Dressler, of the Carnegie Institution, used the former explanation, famously dubbing the missing concentration of matter the "Great... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Drought, dead trees add up to big fire danger for Californiathe Forest Service counts 40 million dead trees, about 29 million of which died
Drought, dead trees add up to big fire danger for California
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 13 days ago
the Forest Service counts 40 million dead trees, about 29 million of which died last year, a recent study by the Carnegie Institution for Science suggests that as many as 58 million trees are suffering severe water loss because of the... Read more
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Newsmax
4.5 Billion-Year-Old Rocks in Canada, Very Rare, Show Earth's Originformed the Earth," said study co-researcher Richard Carlson, director of the De
4.5 Billion-Year-Old Rocks in Canada, Very Rare, Show Earth's Origin
Newsmax / Posted 13 days ago
formed the Earth," said study co-researcher Richard Carlson, director of the Department of Terrestrial Magnetism at the Carnegie Institution for Science in Washington, D.C. Scientists previously thought the early mantle was destroyed as it... Read more
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New Kerala
Rock formations from Earth's earliest years found - newkerala.com #62987the planet's interior over the past 4.5 billion years, so these findings are a
Rock formations from Earth's earliest years found - newkerala.com #62987
New Kerala / Posted 18 days ago
the planet's interior over the past 4.5 billion years, so these findings are a wonderful surprise," Richard Carlson from Carnegie Institution for Science, Washington, DC. The team's discovery offers new insight into the chemistry and dynamics... Read more
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EarthSky
New look at Mercury’s peaks and valleysand regions with lower elevations appearing blue and purple. Credit: NASA/U.S.
New look at Mercury’s peaks and valleys
EarthSky / Posted 20 days ago
and regions with lower elevations appearing blue and purple. Credit: NASA/U.S. Geological Survey/Arizona State University/Carnegie Institution of Washington/JHUAPL On May 6, 2016 NASA’s MESSENGER mission unveiled the first global digital... Read more
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redOrbit
USGS releases first topographic map of Mercurythe most recent volcanic deposits on the planet. Mercury's volcanic plains sho
USGS releases first topographic map of Mercury
redOrbit / Posted 20 days ago
the most recent volcanic deposits on the planet. Mercury's volcanic plains shown in enhanced color. (Credit: NASA/JHUAPL/Carnegie Institution of Washington) “Production of the digital elevation model of Mercury is the capstone of a significant... Read more
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ExtremeTech
NASA unveils first Mercury topography maps from MESSENGER craftimage of Mercury that MESSENGER sent, way back in 2011: Credits: NASA/Johns Ho
NASA unveils first Mercury topography maps from MESSENGER craft
ExtremeTech / Posted 20 days ago
image of Mercury that MESSENGER sent, way back in 2011: Credits: NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Carnegie Institution of Washington During a final extension of its already much-extended mission in March 2015, MESSENGER... Read more
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Wired News
Space Photos of the Week: Greenland and the Amazing Technicolor Coastlinehigh elevation regions, while cool colors portray lower elevations.NASA/Johns H
Space Photos of the Week: Greenland and the Amazing Technicolor Coastline
Wired News / Posted 24 days ago
high elevation regions, while cool colors portray lower elevations.NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Carnegie Institution of Washington Caption: Greenland’s coast has never looked so vibrant, thanks to this three-image fusion... Read more
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PhysOrg
First global topographic model of Mercury among MESSENGER's latest delivery to the planetary data systemin the red, green, and blue channels, respectively. Credit: NASA/Johns Hopkins
First global topographic model of Mercury among MESSENGER's latest delivery to the planetary data system
PhysOrg / Posted 24 days ago
in the red, green, and blue channels, respectively. Credit: NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Carnegie Institution of Washington The MESSENGER mission has released the first global digital elevation model (DEM) of... Read more
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PhysOrg
Mercury in transitdiameter this is the largest impact basin on the planet. Credit: NASA/Johns Hop
Mercury in transit
PhysOrg / Posted 26 days ago
diameter this is the largest impact basin on the planet. Credit: NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Carnegie Institution of Washington Mercury's transits are more common than those of Venus, which comes in a pair eight years... Read more
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International Business Times
Mercury: 'First rock from the sun' in transit a hot and violent birth such as Mercury's. Mercuy’s Caloris basinNASA/Johns Ho
Mercury: 'First rock from the sun' in transit
International Business Times / Posted 26 days ago
a hot and violent birth such as Mercury's. Mercuy’s Caloris basinNASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Carnegie Institution of Washington Mercury scoots round the sun in only 88 days, overtaking the more sedately moving Earth... Read more
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The Courier
Oceans bear brunt of our carbon emissionsof action. An intensified effort to develop the scientific knowledge can help u
Oceans bear brunt of our carbon emissions
The Courier / Posted 27 days ago
of action. An intensified effort to develop the scientific knowledge can help us better understand the consequences of our choices. And we, as a society, can choose wisely. Ken Caldeira is a climate scientist at the Carnegie Institution for Scie... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Oceans bear brunt of our carbon emissionsof action. An intensified effort to develop the scientific knowledge can help u
Oceans bear brunt of our carbon emissions
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 27 days ago
of action. An intensified effort to develop the scientific knowledge can help us better understand the consequences of our choices. And we, as a society, can choose wisely. Ken Caldeira is a climate scientist at the Carnegie Institution for Scie... Read more
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PhysOrg
Mercury's Kertesz craterCredit: NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Carnegie Insti
Mercury's Kertesz crater
PhysOrg / Posted 28 days ago
Credit: NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Carnegie Institution of Washington On 9 May, at 11:10 GMT, Mercury will begin making its way across the face of the Sun – an astronomical event known as a transit. During the transit,... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Gold-mining in Peru: forests razed, millions lost, virgins auctionedinto veritable deserts and wastelands. According to a 2015 report by the Minist
Gold-mining in Peru: forests razed, millions lost, virgins auctioned
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 29 days ago
into veritable deserts and wastelands. According to a 2015 report by the Ministry of Environment, citing research by the Carnegie Institution for Science in the US, the amount of forest destroyed by gold-mining in Madre de Dios increased by 400%... Read more
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PhysOrg
An old glass plate hints at a potential new exoplanet discoveryvalue to exoplanet science of sifting through old astronomical observations? Qu
An old glass plate hints at a potential new exoplanet discovery
PhysOrg / Posted 1 months ago
value to exoplanet science of sifting through old astronomical observations? Quite a lot, as a recent discovery out of the Carnegie Institution for Science demonstrates. A glass plate spectrum of a nearby solitary white dwarf known as Van Maanen's... Read more

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