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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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New find points toward habitable environments deep in Martian crust


October 12th, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 12 (ANI): A Planetary Science Institute researcher has said that a new discovery of hydrothermally altered carbonate-bearing rocks on Mars points toward habitable environments deep in the Martian crust.A deposit ... Read more...

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Moon’s surface more complex than previously thought


September 17th, 2010 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 17 (ANI): Data from NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) spacecraft has revealed that the Moon's surface is more complex than previously thought and was bombarded by two distinct populations of ... Read more...

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NASA’s Messenger sees iron and titanium on Mercury


November 5th, 2009 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 5 (ANI): NASA's spacecraft Messenger has detected rich concentrations of iron and titanium on the surface of the planet Mercury.Previous Earth and spacecraft-based observations had detected only very low amounts ... Read more...

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Eco-friendly ‘green’ beer within drinkable reach


September 9th, 2009 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 9 (ANI): Brewing engineers from the Technische Universitaet Muenchen (TUM) in Germany are trying to literally make a 'green' beer, which during brewing, would allow energy savings of up to ... Read more...

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“Great Oxidation Event” may be a result of nickel famine 2.4 billion yrs ago


April 9th, 2009 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 9 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have found that a drop in the level of dissolved nickel in seawater may have caused the "Great Oxidation Event" 2.4 billion years ... Read more...

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Before fossil fuels, Earths minerals kept CO2 in check


April 30th, 2008 - 2:36 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 30 (ANI): A new study has suggested that before the era of fossil fuels, the carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere was checked by Earths minerals.Carried out by researchers ... Read more...

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