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Older than the moon
Feb 10, 2017
Geochemist Matt Jackson finds the hottest, most buoyant mantle plumes draw from a primordial reservoir deep in the Earth.
Expedition finds signs of life in Earth's mantle
Feb 1, 2016
Scientists have collected rock samples from the shallow mantle of the ocean crust that bear signs of life.
Still hot inside the Moon: Tidal heating in the deepest part of the lunar mantle
Aug 11, 2014
An international research team found an extremely soft layer inside the Moon and heat is generated by the gravity of the Earth.
Deep earth recycling of the oceanic floor
Jun 6, 2014
A recent study provides new insight into the temperature of deep Earth.
Lower mantle chemistry breakthrough
Jun 1, 2014
New research reveals that the composition of the Earth’s lower mantle may be significantly different than previously thought.