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Sea Floor Vents Give Clues to Early Earth

Santa Barbara, Calif. -- New keys to understanding the evolution of life on Earth may be found in the microbes and minerals vented from below the ocean floor, say scientists at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

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Geology professor to discuss tsunami

Tsunami expert Andrew Moore will discuss his recent trip to devastated areas of the Indonesian island of Sumatra at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Room 302 of McGilvrey Hall at Kent State University.

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Seabed secrets in English clay

Fossilized organic molecules of green sulfur bacteria are helping to unlock secrets of what may have been a period of helter-skelter climate change and mass kills of sea life during the Jurassic Period some 150-160 million years ago.

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Moonbeams Shine On Einstein, Galileo And Newton

Thirty-five years after Moon-walking astronauts placed special reflectors on the lunar surface, scientists have used these devices to test Albert Einstein's general theory of relativity to unprecedented accuracy.

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