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Current Earth Sciences Library News, No. 529, the Vogue edition

It’s like being on the cover of Vogue but for science geeks

Congratulations to James Bryson, Claire Nichols & Richard Harrison on getting the front cover of this week’s… 475 more words

Library News

Meteorites Shed Light On Why Earth's Core Is Freezing

  • “Ideas about how the Earth’s core evolved through history are really changing at the moment,” lead researcher Dr Richard Harrison, from the University of Cambridge, told BBC News.
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Climate Change

From Science 2.0: "Hidden Magnetic Messages From Space Discovered"

Science 2.0

January 21st 2015

Geologists have discovered hidden magnetic messages from the early solar system in meteorites measured using the PEEM-Beamline at the BESSY II synchrotron… 741 more words

Basic Research

Meteorites Role As 'Building Blocks' Of Planets Now In Doubt

  • Scientists have long believed that meteorites, along with clouds of gas and dust, played a key role in the formation of planets during the infancy of our solar system.
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Meteorites were byproducts of planetary formation, not building blocks

Meteors that have crashed to Earth have long been regarded as relics of the early solar system. These craggy chunks of metal and rock are studded with chondrules — tiny, glassy, spherical grains that were once molten droplets. 981 more words

Space

A twist on planetary origins: Meteorites were byproducts of planetary formation, not building blocks .

Meteors that have crashed to Earth have long been regarded as relics of the early solar system. These craggy chunks of metal and rock are studded with chondrules — tiny, glassy, spherical grains that were once molten droplets. 1,085 more words

COSMOLOGY AND ASTOPHYSICS

Another Year to Go.

 

This New Year’s Eve was the quietest for many years. The firework display on the beach was very loud but not very interesting. Fireworks seem to be getting louder but don`t last very long. 271 more words

Photography