Geology

03.06.16
Scientists to drill into asteroid impact that wiped out dinosaurs
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Scientists to drill into asteroid impact that wiped out dinosaurs

They want to know how life recovered after the disastrous celestial collision.

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12.15.11
Microsoft Kinect used to map asteroids, glaciers, other scary things
12.15.11

Microsoft Kinect used to map asteroids, glaciers, other scary things

Ken Mankoff is a PhD student at the University of California, Santa Cruz, where he studies ice...

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07.04.11
Japanese scientists discover massive rare earth deposits, China bristles
07.04.11

Japanese scientists discover massive rare earth deposits, China bristles

China's control over the rare earths market hasn't faced too many challenges over the past few ye...

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05.27.11
Wasteland Diaries: Apocalypse DIY
05.27.11

Wasteland Diaries: Apocalypse DIY

A few weeks back I did a piece on crafting, covering the basics of Fallen Earth's crafting system...

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03.18.11
NASA's MESSENGER begins orbit around Mercury, will start beaming back science early next month
03.18.11

NASA's MESSENGER begins orbit around Mercury, will start beaming back science early next month

Mercury, the innermost planet of our humble little solar system, is getting itself an orbital frien...

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