Thursday, July 2, 2020
Tags Earth science

Tag: earth science

First egg from Antarctica is big and might belong to an...

In 2011, Chilean scientists discovered a mysterious fossil in Antarctica that looked like a deflated football. For nearly a decade, the specimen...

Copal de Madagascar

The known Madagascar copal is a more recent resin from what was thought -it has about a few hundred years- and trapped...

Aboriginal rock art, frontier conflict and a swastika

A hidden Murray River rockshelter speaks volumes about local Aboriginal and European settlement in the Riverland, with symbols of conflict - including...

Fossil fuel-free jet propulsion with air plasmas

WASHINGTON, May 5, 2020 -- Humans depend on fossil fuels as their primary energy source, especially in transportation. However, fossil fuels are...

Predators help prey adapt to an uncertain future

What effect does extinction of species have on the evolution of surviving species? Evolutionary biologists have investigated this question by conducting a...

Discovery of life in solid rock deep beneath sea may inspire...

Newly discovered single-celled creatures living deep beneath the seafloor have given researchers clues about how they might find life on Mars. These...

Sudden Ancient Global Warming Event Traced to Magma Flood | Quanta...

Roughly 60 million years ago, circulation changes deep within our planet generated a hot current of rock - the Iceland plume -...

NASA’s Mars perseverance rover gets its sample handling system

NASA's Mars 2020 rover, now called Perseverance, undergoes processing at a payload servicing facility at NASA's Kennedy Space Center on Feb. 14,...

Scientists create quantum sensor that covers entire radio frequency spectrum

Atoms in a glass vapor cell are excited with laser beams to Rydberg states. They detect the electric fields (coming from the...

Comparisons of organic and conventional agriculture need to be better, say...

The environmental effects of agriculture and food are hotly debated. But the most widely used method of analysis often tends to overlook...