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  1. The Prevalence of 'Water Worlds'Read the original story w/Photo

    11 min ago | Centauri Dreams

    The first time I ran into the term 'water world,' it had a seductive quality. After all, we think of habitable zones in terms of water on the surface, and a world with an overabundance of water suggested a kind of celestial Polynesia, archipelagos surrounded by a planet-circling, azure sea.

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  2. Center drinking water continues to have high nitrogen levelsRead the original story w/Photo

    46 min ago | Shelter Island Reporter

    The level considered potable for nitrates is 10 mgs per liter of water. Water Quality Board Chairman Mark Mobius calculated that if the board recommended concentrating its funding for nitrogen-reducing septic systems in the Center, it would take at least five years just to reach a point where the problem wasn't increasing at the rate of one percent per year.

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  3. Archaeologists Reveal Massive Monumental Cemetery Built by Eastern...Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Newswise

    ... is an international research institute to facilitate research and education in paleontology, archaeology and geology in the Turkana Basin of Kenya. The goals of the institute include building and maintaining two field research facilities surrounding ...

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  4. Iowa State Sophomore Returns From Summer on Research Vessel, Atop Active VolcanoRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Newswise

    ... of a lifetime. "It changed my perspective on earth, especially as a geologist," said Vidal, a sophomore in geology from Iowa City. "Living in Iowa my whole life, I've barely swum in the ocean before. It's 70 percent of earth but it's something we ...

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  5. Pushing the geologic boundariesRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Dalhousie News

    ... First Class Honours from Queen Mary College in London in 1958. His PhD from Imperial College in 1960 examined the geology of Western Ireland. He spent many days in the field and credits the study of rocks at outcrop to providing him with the skills ...

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  6. NASA's InSight Mars Lander Snaps a Selfie at Halfway Mark to Red PlanetRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | SPACE.com

    ... snapped a selfie in space to mark the milestone. That spacecraft, called InSight , is a lander that will study the geology and seismology of Mars. The spacecraft launched on May 5, about a month before a planet-encircling dust storm cut off ...

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  7. GlobalData: Global lithium production to triple over the next four yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Green Car Congress

    High growth in demand for lithium batteries is spurring three-fold growth in mine production of lithium over the next four years, with 86kt of new lithium metal capacity coming on stream, according to data and analytics company GlobalData. After moderate growth in lithium supply between 2010 and 2017 of 6.4% per annum, global output is expected to triple between 2018 and 2022 to reach 154kt , as 86kt of new metal capacity comes on stream to meet the increasing demand for the metal for use in batteries in electric vehicles and smartphones.

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  8. 11 Super Fun Elmer's Glue Slime Ideas for your kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Rookie Moms

    ... in the slime and yell out the sounds each letter makes. You could do the same with numbers. Get an early start on geology by adding your favorite crystals or gemstones into the mix for a beautiful seek and find. For sensory play, the sand recipe ...

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  9. Why multiple earthquakes are rattling one Indonesian islandRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... are moving at the moment, releasing those stressors," said Chris Elders, an expert in plate tectonics and structural geology at Curtin University in West Australia. Lombok was hit by two deadly quakes on Jul 29 and Aug 5 . On Sunday it was rattled ...

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  10. Self-Driving Cars Should Look Down, Not Just AheadRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Wired

    WaveSense ground penetrating radar tech comes out of MIT's Lincoln Laboratory, a defense R&D center, and was first deployed to help troops navigate in Afghanistan in 2013. WaveSense ground penetrating radar tech comes out of MIT's Lincoln Laboratory, a defense R&D center, and was first deployed to help troops navigate in Afghanistan in 2013.

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  11. Quake swarm jolts Indonesian islands, killing at least 12Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | SFGate

    A man inspects destroyed homes following an earthquake on Lombok island, Indonesia, Monday, Aug. 20, 2018. Multiple strong earthquakes killed a number of people on the Indonesian islands of Lombok and Sumbawa as the region was trying to recover from a temblor earlier this month that killed hundreds of people.

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  12. 6.9-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Indonesia's Lombok IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | WNED

    A 6.9-magnitude earthquake struck Indonesia's Lombok island on Sunday. This comes as the island is still trying to recover from another quake two weeks ago that killed more than 400 people.

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  13. More quakes rock Indonesia's Lombok island, killing 12Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    ... are moving at the moment releasing those stressors," said Chris Elders, an expert in plate tectonics and structural geology at Curtin University in West Australia.

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  14. More quakes shake Indonesian islandRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | NWAonline

    Strong earthquakes cut off power and damaged buildings Sunday on the Indonesian island of Lombok, a tourist hot spot still reeling from a temblor earlier this month that killed hundreds of people. A shallow earthquake Sunday evening, which the U.S. Geological Survey measured at magnitude 6.9, followed quakes during the day that were recorded at magnitudes 6.3 and 5.4. All were centered in the island's northeast.

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  15. Multiple quakes rock Indonesia's Lombok island, 10 deadRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Turkish Daily News

    ... are moving at the moment releasing those stressors," said Chris Elders, an expert in plate tectonics and structural geology at Curtin University in West Australia. In 2004 a tsunami triggered by a magnitude 9.3 undersea earthquake off the coast of ...

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  16. 13:30 Massive earthquake rocks Fiji with 8.2 magnitude tremorsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | AkiPress

    The powerful tremor struck off Ndoi Island, Fiji, and was initially recorded as a 7.9 magnitude quake before being revised, according to the US Geological Survey, The Sun reports. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center tweeted: "Fiji #earthquake magnitude revised to 8.2 and small, non-dangerous #tsunami waves have been observed.

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  17. Technical Program Announced for GRC Annual Meeting & ExpoRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | PRWeb

    ... EGS COLLAB; Environmental & Community Engagement; Exploration and Resource Assessment; FORGE Research; Geochemistry; Geology & Geophysics; Geophysics; Geothermal Energy in Canada; Geothermal Production From Oil & Gas Fields; Iceland Geothermal; ...

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  18. Two More Earthquakes Hit Indonesian Island, Killing at Least 12Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The New York Times

    The Indonesian island of Lombok was reeling on Monday from two earthquakes that killed at least 12 people a day earlier, just two weeks after a separate earthquake devastated the island and killed at least 460 people. Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, a spokesman for Indonesia's National Disaster Management Agency, said in a statement that 10 people died on Lombok and neighboring Sumbawa Island when a 6.9-magnitude earthquake struck Lombok on Sunday night.

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  19. Different times in NDRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Minot Daily News

    ... Gallery: Geologic Time in the North Dakota Heritage Center and State Museum in Bismarck takes visitors back to geology and life in North Dakota millions of years ago. Saber-toothed cats, Bison latifrons and other animals that once inhabited what is ...

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  20. Indonesian island hit by more quakesRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Journal Gazette

    Strong earthquakes jolted the Indonesian island of Lombok on Sunday, causing power blackouts, landslides and damage to buildings, as the tourist hotspot tries to recover from a temblor earlier this month that killed hundreds of people.

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