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Earthquake swarms reveal missing piece of tectonic plate-volcano puzzle

Earthquake swarms reveal missing piece of tectonic plate-volcano puzzle

Most of the world's explosive volcanoes are located in volcanic arcs, framed by liquid fluxed melting of upper mantle rocks. The fluids that facilitate...
Unraveling secrets of diamond formation

Unraveling secrets of diamond formation

Carbon is a key component of all known life on Earth, representing approximately 45-50% of all dry biomass. It is taken into Earth’s interior...
Research found that ancient supercontinents formed and then fell apart through alternating cycles spanning hundreds of millions of years. Credit: Curtin University

Research finds billion-year superocean cycles in Earth’s history

According to Curtin scientists, ancient supercontinents framed and after that went into alternating cycles traversing hundreds of millions of years that included superoceans being gulped...
Earth's crust

New insight into Earth’s crust, mantle and outer core interactions

A new study by the University of Liverpool, in collaboration with the Universities of Lancaster and Oslo enlightens a correlation between the movement of plate...
Unusual melting behavior of mantle mineral may dictate deep flow

Unusual Melting Behavior of Mantle Mineral 

Key processes deep within the earth may get affected due to the unusual melting behavior of the second most abundant mineral in the earth According...

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