Earth and Environment - Earth Sciences

Astronomy - Jan 13
Astronomy
In a new study published in Geophysical Research Letters, two scientists - Chloé Michaut from Ecole normale supérieure de Lyon. 1 and Jerome A. Neufeld from University of Cambridge 2 , propose a new model of crystallization of the lunar magma ocean where the crystals remain suspended in the lunar interior and the formation of the crust only begins once a critical crystal content is reached.
Earth Sciences - Dec 21, 2021
Earth Sciences

Previously detected in rivers, oceans, and snow, 1 microplastic has now been found in the high-altitude air surrounding the Pic du Midi (2,877 m)-by an international research team including scientists from the CNRS, Université Grenoble Alpes, 2 and the University of Strathclyde (Scotland).

Astronomy - Oct 7, 2021
Astronomy

Images from Perseverance's French-American instrument SuperCam show that the crater where the rover landed once contained a lake.

Environment - Oct 13, 2021
Environment

Whether Venus, one of the Solar System's four terrestrial planets, ever had oceans remains an unsolved puzzle.

Earth Sciences - Sep 22, 2021
Earth Sciences

One of Earth's unique features is that it has continents. Contrary to many theories, the continents have always been rich in silica (which is found in quartz for example).


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