Wednesday, July 6, 2022

Earth’s mantle

The mystery of Earth’s vanishing crust solved

The Earth's crust is what we live on and is by far the thinnest layers of Earth. The thickness varies depending on where you...

New research unveiled structures deep inside the Earth

Most of what we know about the interior of the Earth comes from the study of seismic waves from earthquakes. These waves contain vital...

Building blocks for life on Earth arrived much later than we thought

An international team of geologists—drove by the University of Cologne and UNSW researchers—have recently found a clue about the beginning of oceans and life...

What makes the Earth’s surface move?

Does Earth’s mantle drive tectonic plates, or do plates drive mantle flow?

A strange new mineral found in the diamond

The mineral is highly unusual for an inclusion captured by diamond.

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

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 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...

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 

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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