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  • Using measurements from space, scientists have confirmed that, although the surface of the Earth is constantly changing, the planet is not expanding.
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  • New research shows how the Earth's tides have changed dramatically over thousands of years - and may change again in the future.
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  • In an exclusive podcast for astrobio.net, Dr. David Grinspoon, astrobiology curator at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science, discusses our violent Earth. He explains why earthquakes, severe weather, and other aspects of the dynamic environment may be necessary for life to exist.
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  • New research is helping scientists understand fundamental properties of the Earth, such as the spread of sea floors and melting of the outer core.
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  • New research shows that the Earth's core is simultaneously melting and freezing due to the circulation of heat in our planet's mantle.
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  • New research shows that the Earth's core is simultaneously melting and freezing due to the circulation of heat in our planet's mantle.
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  • A new study is causing scientists to re-think the events that led to the end of a 'Snowball Earth' ice age some 600 million years ago.
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  • New visualizations of the Earth from space provide a unique image of how the Earth has changed over the past 750 million years.
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  • New visualizations of the Earth from space provide a unique image of how the Earth has changed over the past 750 million years.
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  • Observations from ESA's GOCE satellite have provided the best ever map of Earth's gravity. The research could further our understanding of the Earth.
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