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AAAS, State Of Arizona Co-Host Conference On Research And Development
... as a target ofopportunity for Arizona: A panel on planetary
geology and space sciences will be hosted by ASU planetary
geologistPhilip Christensen and Mike Drake from the UA Lunar and Planetary Lab. Panel participantswi...
Limits Of Life On Earth: Are They The Key To Life On Other Planets?
...hers have believed that water may be maintained on planetary
surfaces through radiative heating from nearby stars. Douglas Lin from the University of California and coworkers will examine whether a layer of water can persist below the surface of a planet's moon, maintained as liquid by tidal interaction betwe...
North America Hit Hard By Asteroid Strike In Yucatan 65 Million Years Ago
...d its impactenergy with that of the atmosphere and planetary
surface to send waves ofground-hugging, vaporous f...pelled in waves downrange after anobject strikes a planetary
surface at an oblique angle. Schultz used a high-powered gun to recreate the dynamics of an objects...
Six-Year Drilling Project to Uncover One Million Years of Earth History
...d a million years of Mauna Kea volcanism and basic planetary
processes. Researchers will study the samples recovered, as well as properties of the rocks around the bore hole, to determine how the volcano was formed, types of volcanic activity that have occurred, and mantle mechanisms that produce Hawaii lavas...
Core Spins Faster Than Earth, Scientists Find
...eratures at the center of the Earth andthe flow of planetary
heat that ultimately drives the motionsof tectonic plates at Earth's surface to create mountains andoceans, split continents and cause earthquakes. TheLamont-Doherty researchers' findings culminate a period of rapiddiscovery about the inner core. In...
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