Geoscience events - Archive

Map Of Life On Earth Could Be Used On Mars

A geologist from Washington University in St. Louis is developing new techniques to render a more coherent story of how primitive life arose and diverged on Earth — with implications for Mars.

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Galapagos volcano erupts

CUMBRE volcano, in the Galapagos Islands, spewed rivers of lava and sent columns of steam 7km into the air today, officials said.

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Weather satellite set for launch

A new weather satellite is scheduled to launch this weekend in an effort to improve forecasting and the monitoring of global climate changes, officials said.

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Quakes came from dangerous fault

When the earth shook before dawn Sunday, many Napans may have flashed back to the 5.2 magnitude temblor of Sept. 3, 2000, which left an estimated $65 million in damage and a little boy critically hurt.

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