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    A Mystery Seismic Wave Just Swept Earth—but Scientists Can’t Work Out Why?

    Scientists are at a loss to explain a strange seismic event that shook the planet…
    FOSSILS
    2 weeks ago

    Dinosaur Eggs Came in Many Colors—Just Like Birds

    A new study says the colors found in modern birds’ eggs did not evolve independently,…
    NEWS
    November 4, 2018

    Extremely Rare 5,655-carat Emerald With ‘Golden Green Hue’ Discovered

    A giant and extremely rare emerald worth an estimated £2 million ($2,549,954) has been discovered…
    VOLCANOES
    October 23, 2018

    Volcanic arcs form by deep melting of rock mixtures

      Beneath the ocean, massive tectonic plates collide and grind against one another, which drives…
    NEWS
    October 21, 2018

    New study confirms that Earth’s inner core is solid

      Researchers report that they’ve observed seismic waves traversing the Earth’s inner core, allowing them…
    NEWS
    October 19, 2018

    How Rare Minerals Form When Meteorites Slam Into Earth

    The discovery of a rare mineral (reidite) at the Woodleigh meteorite impact structure in Western…
    NEWS
    October 18, 2018

    Mammals cannot evolve fast enough to escape current extinction crisis

    We humans are exterminating animal and plant species so quickly that nature’s built-in defence mechanism,…
    NEWS
    October 17, 2018

    130-year-old brain coral reveals encouraging news for open ocean.

    When nitrogen-based fertilizers flow into water bodies, the result can be deadly for marine life…
    NEWS
    October 15, 2018

    Mount Etna’s Slide Into the Sea Could Trigger a Catastrophic Collapse

    Gravity is pulling Mount Etna toward the sea, raising the possibility that the flank of the active…
    NEWS
    October 14, 2018

    4-Billion-Year-Old Crystals Offer Clues to the Origins of Life

    What did earth look like more than 4 billion years ago? This was before humans…
      METAMORPHIC ROCKS
      July 29, 2018

      Metamorphic Facies

      Eskola in 1915 developed the concept of metamorphic facies as “ A group of rocks of varying chemical composition, characterised…
      METAMORPHIC ROCKS
      July 3, 2018

      Metamorphic Grade, Zones and Facies.

      Metamorphic Grade The approximate extent or intensity to which metamorphism has changed an original rock is termed as metamorphic grade.…
      METAMORPHIC ROCKS
      June 26, 2018

      Metamorphism And Its Types

      Metamorphism is a geological process that changes the mineralogical and chemical composition, as well as the structure of rocks. Metamorphism…
      METAMORPHIC ROCKS
      June 22, 2018

      Metamorphic Textures And Structures

      Some very common Metamorphic Textures and Structures are discussed briefly as follows. Metamorphic Structures Definite mechanical conditions and recrystallization determine…
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