Geoscience events - Archive

Heavy breathing in the Permian

The biggest mass extinction in Earth history 251 million years ago was preceded by raised extinction rates before the main event and was followed by a delayed recovery that lasted

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Quake Harms Zarand Education

Zarand in the southern province of Kerman saw 120 billion rials in damages to its educational infrastructure in the course of the earthquake which rocked the city last February, Minister of Education Morteza Haji said.

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Rover Team Tests Mars Moves on Earth

We choose to proceed cautiously, so we don't expect to begin actually driving out of the dune before next week, possibly later," said Jim Erickson, rover project manager at JPL. "Both Opportunity and Spirit have ...

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Volcano observatory reopens to the public

Johnston Ridge Observatory reopened Friday, seven months after it was closed because of new activity at Mt. St. Helens. From the observatory, visitors can look five miles into the crater of Mount St. Helens where

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