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August 4, 2013
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Questions for Jack Mustard: Helping to shape a new Mars rover

In 2020, a new-generation Mars rover will land on the Red Planet and gather much more detailed data than Curiosity, which is on Mars now. NASA revealed details about the new rover at a news conference Tuesday, July 9, 2013. … Continue reading

May 16, 2013
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Development in Brazil: Double cropping helps Brazil’s development

It’s not just about agriculture. Growing two crops a year in the same field improves schools, helps advance public sanitation, raises median income, and creates jobs. PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] — New research finds that double cropping — planting two … Continue reading

March 25, 2013
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Lunar impacts created seas of molten rock

A new analysis of data from NASA’s Lunar Orbiter Laser Altimeter (LOLA) shows that molten rock may have been present on the Moon more recently and for longer periods than previously thought. Differentiation — a settling out of rock layers … Continue reading

October 5, 2012
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Technology in the Classroom

A professor uses clickers and UD Capture to make a large class feel smaller Susan McGeary, associate professor in the Department of Geological Sciences at the University of Delaware, incorporated clickers and UD Capture for the first time in spring … Continue reading

April 1, 2012
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‘Mount Sharp’ on Mars Links Geology’s Past and Future

One particular mountain on Mars, bigger than Colorado’s grandest, has been beckoning would-be explorers since it was first sighted from orbit in the 1970s. Scientists have ideas about how it took shape in the middle of ancient Gale Crater and … Continue reading

March 26, 2012
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Geologists Correct a Rift in Africa

EAST LANSING, Mich. — The huge changes in the Earth’s crust that influenced human evolution are being redefined, according to research published today in Nature Geoscience. The Great Rift Valley of East Africa – the birthplace of the human species … Continue reading