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December 7, 2012
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Search for Life Suggests Solar Systems More Habitable than Ours

SAN FRANCISCO — Scattered around the Milky Way are stars that resemble our own sun—but a new study is finding that any planets orbiting those stars may very well be hotter and more dynamic than Earth. That’s because the interiors … Continue reading

December 6, 2012
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Grand Canyon as Old as the Dinosaurs, Suggests New Study Led by CU-Boulder

An analysis of mineral grains from the bottom of the western Grand Canyon indicates it was largely carved out by about 70 million years ago — a time when dinosaurs were around and may have even peeked over the rim, … Continue reading

May 28, 2012
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The Search for Dark Matter Goes Deeper Underground

With LUX ZEPLIN Berkeley Lab researchers seek to increase the sensitivity of LUX, the most sensitive search for dark matter yet, by orders of magnitude Although it’s invisible, dark matter accounts for at least 80 percent of the matter in … Continue reading

February 20, 2012
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Building Blocks of Early Earth Survived Collision that Created Moon

COLLEGE PARK, Md. – Unexpected new findings by a University of Maryland team of geochemists show that some portions of the Earth’s mantle (the rocky layer between Earth’s metallic core and crust) formed when the planet was much smaller than … Continue reading

May 27, 2011
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Mars: Red Planet’s Rapid Formation Explains Its Small Size Relative to Earth

*Mars developed far more quickly than our blue planet* Mars developed in as little as two to four million years after the birth of the solar system, far more quickly than Earth, according to results of a new study published … Continue reading