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Martian Organic Molecules Came From Natural “Batteries” 13 November 2018 Feature

In 2012, NASA’s Curiosity rover scooped up a handful of Martian soil and analyzed its contents to…

Big Data Points Humanity to New Minerals, New Deposits 1 August 2017 Feature

//--> /*-->*/ Predicted before they were found: New-to-science carbon-…

Life on Land Dates Back to 3.5 Billion Year Old Hot Springs 9 May 2017 Feature

Martin Van Kranendonk, a member of DCO’s Deep Life and Extreme Physics and Chemistry Communities,…

Nickel May be Magic Ingredient in Planetary Core Formation 18 April 2017 Feature

While investigating lighter element candidates, DCO Extreme Physics and Chemistry Community member…

Microbial Communities in Serpentinites Make the Best of a Difficult Situation 29 March 2017 Feature

Microbes thrive on compounds released by reactions between serpentinizing minerals and seawater in…

Transformational Instrumentation Differentiates Abiotic vs. Biotic Methane 28 February 2017 Feature

The Deep Carbon Observatory helped launch a new era of high-tech sleuthing when Young et al. (2016…

Video: Private Lives of Minerals, a public lecture by Robert Hazen 16 November 2016 Feature

The distribution of minerals on Earth, Mars, and other worlds mimics social networks, as commonly…

Video: Methane on Mars, a SETI Talk by Giuseppe Etiope 25 October 2016 Feature

The occurrence of methane (CH4) in the Martian atmosphere may imply active geological sources on…

Methane-Producing Microbes Found in Rocks at Freshwater Springs in California 25 May 2016 Feature

They report evidence of hardy, methane-producing microbes in water that surfaces from deep…

Discovery of Hydrogen-Rich Waters Deep Underground Transforms Understanding of Habitability of Earth's Crust 17 December 2014 Feature

A team of scientists, led by the University of Toronto’s Barbara Sherwood Lollar (DCO Deep Energy…

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