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A Flip-Flopping Climate Could Explain Mars's Watery Past

11/1/2016

In the 1970s, images of Mars taken by the Mariner and Viking spacecraft revealed enormous channels and valley networks—both of which are reminiscent of catastrophic floods and river drainage systems... read more

Q&A: Lexi Jamieson Marsh and Ellen Currano: Face to face

10/31/2016

 Outside the hall containing the posters and exhibits at last month's Geological Society of America meeting in Denver, Colorado, was a surprise. A travelling photography exhibition displayed large,... read more

Lunar Lion team recruits geosciences students to create science plan for moon

10/31/2016

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — When you look into the night sky a few years from now, you might be saying to yourself, "There’s a vehicle built by Penn State students on the moon right now." That voyage to... read more

New research on ancient Alpine rocks may unveil clues to Earth's evolution

10/25/2016

 High up in the Western Alps is a swath of rocks that could provide new insight into what happens deep in the Earth's subsurface. A new $4.2 million initiative, known as the ExTerra Field Institute... read more

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10/25/2016

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