Ancient Ocean Floors may aid in the Search for Vital Minerals

Ancient Ocean Floors may aid in the Search for Vital Minerals

The study of ancient ocean floors may aid in the discovery of minerals required for the production of electric vehicles and solar panels. The University…
Chalcedony – a Cryptocrystalline form of Silica

Chalcedony – a Cryptocrystalline form of Silica

Chalcedony is cryptocrystalline silica made up of very fine intergrowths of quartz and moganite. It is available in a variety of colors, including white, pink,…
Dung Beetles’ Sense of Direction is hampered by Artificial Light

Dung Beetles’ Sense of Direction is hampered by Artificial Light

Any light source that is not naturally occurring is considered artificial light. Flash/strobes, of course, but also street lights, indoor lighting, and other man-made light…
The Secrets of Volcanoes have been Revealed

The Secrets of Volcanoes have been Revealed

A volcano is a rupture in the crust of a planetary-mass object, such as Earth, that allows hot lava, volcanic ash, and gases to escape…
Researchers Analyzed Decades of Earthshine Measurements

Researchers Analyzed Decades of Earthshine Measurements

We’re all seeing less of the Sun. Scientists studying five decades of sunlight data have come to the disturbing conclusion that the amount of solar…
The Importance of Seismological Forensics in Early Warning

The Importance of Seismological Forensics in Early Warning

The scientific account of the devastating rockslide in India’s Dhauli Ganga Valley reads like a forensic report. A rockslide and ensuing flood killed at least…
Scientists found Solar Noble Gases in an Iron Meteorite of Earth Center

Scientists found Solar Noble Gases in an Iron Meteorite of Earth Center

Solar wind particles from our primordial Sun were encased in the Earth’s core over 4.5 billion years ago, according to high-precision noble gas analyses. The…
Scientists discovered an Intriguing New Mineral inside Tolbachik Volcano

Scientists discovered an Intriguing New Mineral inside Tolbachik Volcano

A volcano in Russia has resulted in the formation of a previously unknown mineral. The mineral sulfate has been named ‘petrovite’ by the research team,…
NASA’s Curiosity Sends Over New Selfie And 3D Image Of Incredible Martian Cliff

NASA’s Curiosity Sends Over New Selfie And 3D Image Of Incredible Martian Cliff

Over the course of March, NASA’s curiosity has led to the study of a strange rock formation. Nicknamed Mount Marco after the French Mountains, the…
The Crew That Freed The Suez Canal Freighter Got Some Crucial Help From Space

The Crew That Freed The Suez Canal Freighter Got Some Crucial Help From Space

For the past 10 days, the world’s attention has been drawn to the fate of Ever Given. On March 23, due to high winds and…
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