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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…

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…

Study Finds Core Formation Not Responsible for Earth’s Iron Anomaly 19 April 2017 Feature

A group led by DCO Extreme Physics and Chemistry Community Member Jung-Fu Lin (University of Texas…

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…

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…

Using Nitrogen to Study Earth’s Origins 29 June 2015 Feature

Deep Carbon Observatory scientists are interested in the origins of carbon on Earth, as well as how…

Does Earth's Core Host a Deep Carbon Reservoir? 14 April 2015 Feature

Earth’s formation is one of the most profound events in our history. Meteorites provide information…

Ancient Minerals and the Origins of Life on Earth 25 November 2013 Feature

Exactly how life on Earth began remains a burning scientific question. Many plausible hypotheses…

Work Begins on Next Generation Sample Preparation Instrument 12 November 2013 Feature

Designing and developing novel instrumentation is a foundational part of the Deep Carbon…

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