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Engineers Investigate a Simple, No-Bake Recipe to Make Bricks From Martian Soil

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Explorers planning to settle on Mars might be able to turn the planet’s red soil into bricks without needing to use an oven or additional ingredients. Instead, they would just need to apply pressure to compact the soil—the equivalent of a blow from a hammer. These are the findings of a study published in Nature Scientific Reports on April 27, 2017. The study was authored by a team of engineers at the University of California San Diego and funded by NASA.

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Geologist Discovers Whirlwind Phenomena in Andes Mountains

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Volcanoes, Volcanology, Research, Geology, Earth Science

Eruptions Examiner

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University of Iowa volcanologist Ingrid Ukstins spent two weeks collecting samples from Yasur, a continuously erupting volcano on Tanna, an island in the remote South Pacific archipelago of Vanuatu, to study its chemical composition and determine how the gasses it produces may be affecting people who live nearby.

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Self-Assembling Polymers, Robot Communication, Converting Methane to Biofuel, and More in the DOE Science News Source

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Agronomy, Agronomist, Video, Food Production, Water Management, healthy soil, farm to table

Agronomy Feeds the World Videos Created

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Agronomy is the study of crop and soil science – important in delivering food from farm to table. But most people don’t know the word. And most agronomists – the scientists working in the field of agronomy – find their complicated jobs hard to explain. That means there is a communication gap, and Nels Hansen wants to help solve it.

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mass spectometry, laser ablation , isotopic analysis, isotopi, Fossilization

New Lab Helps Scientists Study the Earth’s Oldest Fossils, Minerals, Rocks

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A new facility at the University of Arkansas combines laser ablation and mass spectrometry for quick, efficient analysis of trace elements and radiogenic isotopes.

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Rock Exposed in World War I Trenches Offers New Fossil Find

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An unusual fossil find is giving scientists new ideas about how some of the earliest animals on Earth came to dominate the world’s oceans.

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Copper-Bottomed Deposits

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The world’s most valuable copper deposits, known as porphyry deposits, originate from cooling magma. But how can we predict the size of these deposits? What factors govern the amount of copper present?

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Massive, Computer-Analyzed Geological Database Reveals Chemistry of Ancient Ocean

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A study that used a new digital library and machine reading system to suck the factual marrow from millions of geologic publications dating back decades has unraveled a longstanding mystery of ancient life: Why did easy-to-see and once-common structures called stromatolites essentially cease forming over the long arc of earth history?







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