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Asteroid strike made 'instant Himalayas'

Posted in Science on 19th Nov, 2016
by Alex Muller

At one stage, a mountain higher than Everest was thrown up before collapsing back into a smaller range of peaks.

Carbon capture experiment 'turns waste CO2 to stone'

Posted in Science on 10th Jun, 2016
by Alex Muller

Scientists think they have found a smart way to constrain carbon dioxide emissions; just turn them to stone.

Shooting stars show Earth had oxygen eons before we thought

Posted in Science on 13th May, 2016
by Alex Muller

The scorched remains of 60 micrometeorites have survived 2.7 billion years in Western Australia. They are the oldest space rocks ever discovered on Earth.

Curiosity finds continent-building rocks on Mars

Posted in Science on 15th Jul, 2015
by Alex Muller

Early Mars may have been a bit more like early Earth.

Ancient Earth fossils could be found on the moon

Posted in Science on 29th Jul, 2014
by Alex Muller

Signs of ancient life could be littered across the moon, just waiting for an intrepid explorer to find them.