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The Curiosity rover passed its 2000-sol mark last week (1 sol = one Martian day, about 39 minutes longer than an Earth day). But the
No, it’s not geothermal energy–would you believe lithium?
Air bubbles and other meterial trapped in mineral grains tell scientists many things about the Earth and its history.
Microphotgraphy using polarized light yields beautiful art. It also is very helpful in learning more about a gem.
Central America sits on the western edge of the Caribbean tectonic plate, and volcanoes in Guatemala, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama form an inland volcanic arc.