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Elements


9/18/17

Scientists may have discovered what caused The Great Oxygenation Event
and initiated plate tectonics around 2.5 billion years ago.
The story revolves around the most abundant element in the Earth's mantle ...

olivine


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12/11/14

The most abundant mineral on Earth
accounts for 38% of our planet's volume
and now we have a name for it ...

Bridgmanite


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Solids


6/2/17

Scientists discover why rocks flow slowly in Earth's middle mantle




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12/7/16

Supercontinents ... they come and they go (9:31)




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4/30/15

Strong evidence links the lava flows which created the Deccan Traps in India
with the asteroid that wiped out the dinosaurs



The Shiva Crater

This 1-2 punch turned Earth into a hellhole from which no dinosaur survived.


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10/24/13

Oxygen anomaly in earliest rocks leads to the discovery of how they formed.




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2/12/10

The Earth ... 100 million years from now (3:19)




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Liquids


6/21/16

Understanding "rogue" waves



Second-order bound nonlinearities.
Of course ... why didn't I think of that?


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9/18/15

Water has memory.
Has Homeopathy been vindicated?

not quite


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3/12/14

A new ocean has been located in our solar system ...
and it's right under our feet.




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Gasses


8/21/14

The severe drought in the western United States means that
the equivalent of a 4" deep lake over the entire western U.S. ... is missing.

With all that weight missing, guess what the land is doing?


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11/18/13

The theory that high oxygen levels were responsible for gigantism in dinosaurs ...

seems highly unlikely now


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