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Rare sulphur could rewrite theories of early Earth


February 26th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 26 (ANI): Scientists say a previously little known form of sulphur, may be the predominant form of the element in Earth's lower crust and upper mantle.Known as the trisulphur ion, ... Read more...

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Tiny 3-D images shed light on origin of Earth’s core


December 17th, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 17 (ANI): Stanford University and SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory scientists' new method of capturing detailed, three-dimensional images of minute samples of material under extreme pressures is shedding light on the ... Read more...

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Boffins use super-high pressures to develop super battery


July 6th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 6 (ANI): Washington State University researchers have used super-high pressures to create a compact, never-before-seen material that can store vast amounts of energy.The research appears in the journal Nature ... Read more...

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Scientists discover new hydrogen-storage method


November 23rd, 2009 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 23 (ANI): Scientists at the Carnegie Institution in the US have found for the first time that high pressure can be used to make a unique hydrogen-storage material, a discovery ... Read more...

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New evidence supports 19th century idea on formation of Earth’s oil and natural gas


November 5th, 2009 - 3:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 5 (ANI): Scientists are reporting laboratory evidence supporting the possibility that some of Earth's oil and natural gas may have formed in a way much different than the traditional process ... Read more...

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Scientists find evidence of hydrocarbons in Earth’s upper mantle


July 27th, 2009 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 27 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have found for the first time that ethane and heavier hydrocarbons can be synthesized under the pressure-temperature conditions of the upper mantle of ... Read more...

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Scientists discover unexpected atomic properties of materials in Earths lowermost mantle


September 17th, 2008 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 17 (ANI): A team of researchers has discovered that materials deep inside Earth have unexpected atomic properties that might force earth scientists to revise their models of Earths internal ... Read more...

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