Geoscience events - Archive

NASA Mission Returns with a Piece of the Sun

In a dramatic ending that marks a beginning in scientific research, NASA's Genesis spacecraft is set to swing by Earth and jettison a sample return capsule filled with particles of the Sun that may ultimately ...

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Wildlife Federation honors Peabody mine

A voluntary, 3-year research project aimed at protecting sage grouse habitat within the Powder River Basin coal mining fairway earned a Peabody Energy mine the Corporation of the Year Award, bestowed by the Wyoming Wildlife Federation.

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IITians Develop GIS Software

In what can help the country tackle environmental and social problems, a group of researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi (IIT-D) has developed a software solution for natural resources planning and management.

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Quake hits northeastern Iran

An earthquake measuring 4.8 degrees on the open-ended Richter scale hit the towns of Raz and Jargalan in this northeastern province on Saturday.

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Project to Produce Hydrogen from Wind Power

Behind the push toward a future hydrogen economy are many important debates -- perhaps most important of all is where the hydrogen will be obtained. So far, many hydrogen/fuel cell projects rely on hydrogen sourced through fossil fuels.

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Comprehensive Dictionary of Earth Science

The more than 37,000 entries in this dictionary cover all fields of earth science, ranging from archaeology to volcanology, including: astronomy, biochemistry, biology, cartography, climatology...

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