Geoscience events - Archive

1st geothermal power plant to be built

According to Petroenergy Information Network (PIN), the official said feasibility studies have been carried out in northern parts of Iran over about 260,000 sq. km. based on which Sabalan; Khoi, Damavand, and Sahand regions have been selected.

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Dinosaurs Were Doting Parents, Fossil Find Suggests

A newly announced dinosaur discovery in China suggests that the prehistoric creatures put in some quality parenting time. Last year researchers unearthed the fossil remains of a Psittacosaurus, a plant-eating, parrotlike dinosaur that grew to be a meter (

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Major milestone for detecting life on Mars

Washington, D.C. "To detect life on Mars, we have to devise instruments to recognize it and design them in such a way to get them to the Red Planet most efficiently," said Dr. Andrew Steele of the Carnegie Institution's Geophysical Laboratory, a member of

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Scientists Recover Critical Genesis Parts

NASA scientists said Friday they have recovered some critical pieces of the Genesis space capsule intact and are optimistic the wreckage will yield valuable information about the origins of the solar system.

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Gol-e-Gohar Iron Ore

Gol-e-Gohar Iron Ore, located 50 kilometers away from Sirjan town in Kerman province with 408 personnel and cooperation of 1100 contractors, is one of the largest iron ores of our country that was launched in 1993.

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Pan African Commences Diamond Exploration Program

PAN AFRICAN MINING CORP. (TSX VENTURE:PAF) (the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has now commenced its formal diamond exploration program in the field in Madagascar, under the direction of South African diamond geologist Jessica Schloemann.

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