Earth

News and Articles covering Early Earth Core, Earth Magnetic field reversals, Earth Atmosphere, Ozone Layer, Earth’s Iron Sulfur Saltwater Quartz crystals, Planetary Oceans, Aurora, Mantle, Giant Asteroids, Acid Rain

  • A team of scientists has successfully plotted changes in the Earth’s axis through laboratory measurements.
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  • A team of scientists has successfully plotted changes in the Earth’s axis through laboratory measurements.
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  • A circulation model of Earth's climate some 2.8 billion years ago indicates that the planet may have been more prone to catastrophic glaciation than previously believed.
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  • Earth's magnetic field has flipped its polarity many times throughout history. Based on geologic and fossil records, it seems that such a polarity reversal would have no dramatic effects for life on Earth.
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  • Scientists know that the liquid outer core of the Earth consists mostly of iron, but the other elements present remain unknown. New research shows that oxygen is not present in the outer core.
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  • Scientists know that the liquid outer core of the Earth consists mostly of iron, but the other elements present remain unknown. New research shows that oxygen is not present in the outer core.
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  • Earth's geological record holds clues about supervolcano eruptions that may have had profound effects on the evolution of life. However, there is no evidence that such a supereruption is imminent.
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  • Measurements from NASA's Terra spacecraft have been used to improve the most complete digital topographic map of Earth.
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  • A new study demonstrates how salty water and gases transfer from the atmosphere into the Earth's interior. The research provides new insight into the evolution of our planet. Studying the physical processes of Earth can help astrobiologists understand what makes a planet habitable.
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  • A new study demonstrates how salty water and gases transfer from the atmosphere into the Earth's interior. The research provides new insight into the evolution of our planet. Studying the physical processes of Earth can help astrobiologists understand what makes a planet habitable.
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