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Earth Science In the News: Anak Krakatau, Asteroids, Mammalian Cousin

By Jim Brace-Thompson Disaster Rocks Indonesia Yet Again I reported on Indonesia many times in 2018. Still, Earth processes around the “Ring of Fire” show no...
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Earth Science In the News: Greenland’s Hidden Crater, ‘Ring of Fire’...

By Jim Brace-Thompson Earthquakes Hit Where Least Expected On Wednesday, December 12, folks in Tennessee and Georgia were jolted awake in the wee morning hours by...
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Earth Science in the News: Rethinking Earth’s Core

By Jim Brace-Thompson Earth has often been compared to a many-layered onion. There’s a solid and brittle crust, a squishy mantle, a fluid outer core,...
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Earth Science In the News: An Ancient Sea Cow and Planet...

By Jim Brace Thompson A Long Journey Home for an Ancient Sea Cow Its bones were first spotted back in 2012 by a geologist mapping fault...
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Rock & Gem Kids: Earthquake Faults

By Jim Brace-Thompson Portions of our continents are stable, and the earth seldom moves under our feet. But in places like my home state of...
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Earth Science in the News: New age bridge, ‘Sticky Glaciers’

Editor's Note: Enjoy this compilation of rock, gem, mineral-related news of the day. By Jim Brace-Thompson Building Better Bridges in Earthquake Country A new $1.5 billion bridge...

Earth Science in the News: Neanderthal Caves and Planetary Exploration

By Jim Brace-Thompson Cave Deposits Hint at Happenings of Neanderthals Speleothems are limestone or dolostone deposits in caves (think of stalactites and stalagmites). They form when...

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