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Satellites are key to monitoring ocean carbon

4 Nov 2019 Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment

It really was the asteroid

Fossil remains of tiny calcareous algae not only provide information about the end of the dinosaurs, but also show how the oceans recovered after the fatal asteroid impact.

21 Oct 2019 Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences

Volcanic ash sparks a new discovery

New research finds that volcanic ash modifies the height, width and lifetime of a standing shock wave that can occur during volcanic eruptions.

21 Oct 2019 61st Annual Meeting of the American Physical Society Division of Plasma Physics

Bringing astrophysical processes down to Earth

New supercomputer simulations explore magnetic reconnection and make a surprising discovery.

21 Oct 2019 61st Annual Meeting of the American Physical Society Division of Plasma Physics

Dust from a giant asteroid crash caused an ancient ice age

The cause of this ice age was a mystery, until now.

18 Sep 2019 Science Advances

Rocks at asteroid impact site record first day of dinosaur extinction

It's an expanded record of events that researchers were able to recover from within ground zero.

9 Sep 2019 Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences

Tin isotopes indicative of liquid–vapour equilibration and separation in the Moon-forming disk

The samples brought back during the Apollo missions have been used by scientists to reconstruct the history of the ‘giant Impact’.

26 Aug 2019 Nature Geoscience

Atacama Desert microbes may hold clues to life on Mars

Microbial life on Mars may potentially be transported across the planet on dust particles carried by wind.

22 Aug 2019 Scientific Reports

Challenges in evidencing the earliest traces of life

Re-examining the evidence of the first traces of life is a challenge, but is essential in the search for the origins and evolution of life on Earth but also beyond on habitable planets or moons, as space agencies have come to realize.

21 Aug 2019 Nature

Researchers recreate the sun’s solar wind and plasma ‘burps’ on Earth

The sun's solar wind affects nearly everything in the solar system. It can disrupt the function of Earth's satellites and creates the lights of the auroras.

29 Jul 2019 Nature Physics

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