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Evaporating Rocks and Planetary Formation: An Interview with Edward Young 16 October 2017 Feature

 In a new paper [1] in Nature, Remco Hin at the University of Bristol, UK, and colleagues, examined…

Comets Made Significant Contributions to Early Earth 23 June 2017 Feature

A new analysis of comet ice and dust collected by Rosetta, a spacecraft launched by the European…

Half of Carbon Transported to Mid-Ocean Ridges Remains Trapped Below 29 March 2017 Feature

Researchers thought that this process efficiently moves deep carbon, carried by the magma, and…

Connecting the Surface and the Deep: Geochemical Cycles and Fluid-Rock Interactions Inside Earth 18 November 2016 Feature

Deep underground, fluids circulating in Earth’s crust and mantle transport carbon, sulfur and other…

Study Suggests Earth’s Carbon Originated in a Planetary Smashup 9 September 2016 Feature

In a new study published in Nature Geoscience, DCO scientist Rajdeep Dasgupta (Rice University, USA…

New Model Simulates Carbon Transport in Earth’s Mantle 18 August 2016 Feature

The depth at which mantle materials melt depends on the elements present in the rock, particularly…

New Estimates of Volatiles in Melt Inclusions 27 July 2016 Feature

During a volcanic eruption, these exsolved magmatic fluids return to the atmosphere. Sometimes,…

New Mantle Reference Model Probes Volatile Recycling During Subduction 26 May 2016 Feature

With the onset of plate tectonics, surface elements began cycling into deep Earth via subduction…

Magmatic Gases in German Mineral Water Reveal the Origin of Volatile Elements on Earth 25 April 2016 Feature

Because of these many modifications, the origins of Earth's volatile elements (hydrogen (water),…

Ambrym: A Top Three Worldwide Volcanic Emitter of Deep Carbon Dioxide and Other Magma-Derived Volatiles 15 January 2016 Feature

Improved quantification of the global emissions of deep carbon through volcanism is one key…

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