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#geoubcsic New geoelectrical characterisation of a continental collision zone in the West-Central Pyrenees: Constraints from long period and broadband magnetotellurics. Campanyà, J.; Ledo, J.; Queralt, P.; Marcuello, A.; Liesa, M.; Muñoz, J.A. EARTH AND PLANETARY SCIENCE LETTERS V.333-334:112-121. [2012]. Continental collision dominates the development of a large number of mountain ranges on Earth. Although the geological evolution of these regions is highly studied, lithospheric-scale...

Seismic anisotropy from the Variscan core of Iberia to the Western African Craton: New constrains on upper mantle flow at regional scales

“The impact was clearly the final straw that pushed Earth past the tipping point,” said Paul Renne, BGC director and UC Berkeley professor in residence of earth and planetary science. “We have shown that these events are synchronous to within a gnat’s eyebrow, and therefore the impact clearly played a major role in extinctions, but it probably wasn’t just the impact.”

New evidence comet or asteroid impact was last straw for dinosaurs

Geochronologist Paul Renne collects a volcanic ash sample from a coal bed within a few centimeters of the dinosaur extinction horizon

General Classification of Igneous Rocks | Geology IN

This is an igneous rock classification worksheet that serves as a student centered activity where students can mach the rocks images to its designated name.

Mars’ Turbulent Winds Can Make Mountains in Impact Craters | Physics, Planetary Science | Sci-News.com

Mars’ Turbulent Winds Can Make Mountains in Impact Craters | Physics, Planetary Science | Sci-News.com

Mars rover has summit in its sights - PhotoBlog  http://photoblog.nbcnews.com/_news/2012/08/18/13354934-mars-rover-has-summit-in-its-sights?lite

NASA& Curiosity rover has sent back its sharpest image of the mountain it will climb on Mars. The mountain, known as Mount Sharp or Aeolis Mons, towers right in front of the rover in the middle of Gale Crater,

At the 47th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference held last week in The Woodlands, Texas, the latest news about the mountains of Titan, the largest of Saturn's moons, were presented. NASA also presented the progress made in creating maps of this moon, a task that has to face a number of problems. All these works are based on data collected by the Cassini space probe. Read the details in the article!

Working Toward 'Seamless' Infrared Maps of Titan - Each of these two montages shows four synthetic views of Titan created using data acquired by the visual and infrared mapping spectrometer (VIMS) on board NASA's Cassini spacecraft between 2004 and 2015

I highly recommend the 2005 movie Supervolcano!! It's about a hypothetical (or potential future!) eruption at Yellowstone. The best part? The science isn't half bad!

Yellowstone's supervolcano: Where is lava likely to erupt?

Are Asteroids the Future of Planetary Science? by MORGAN REHNBERG on JANUARY 26, 2015 The asteroid Vesta as seen by the Dawn spacecraft. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCAL/MPS/DLR/IDA

This mosaic synthesizes some of the best views Dawn spacecraft had of the giant asteroid Vesta. Dawn studied Vesta from July 2011 to September 2012 Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCAL/MPS/DLR/IDA

The Highest Mountain In The Solar System- Olympus is the highest mountain in the solar system located on Mars.

Article: Olympus Mons rises 16 miles above the Martian surface, making it the solar system's tallest volcano.

ONE IN A MILLION YEARS EVENT: Comet sweeps by #Mars, on Oct 19, 2014. Diagrams show how comet will approach Mars. "On Oct. 19, we're going to observe an event that happens maybe once every million years," Jim Green, director of NASA's planetary science division, said in a news conference earlier this month. "This is an absolutely spectacular event."

Comet's Mars Flyby Sunday Has Scientists Abuzz

Comet Siding Spring (Comet : Flyby of Mars - credit for graphic : Karl Tate / Infographics artist

Bill Nye - educational resources - PDF download instructions for experiments

Printable one page sheets to go with each Bill Nye episode.

This mosaic of images from the Mast Camera (Mastcam) on NASA's Mars rover Curiosity shows Mount Sharp in a white-balanced color adjustment that makes the sky look overly blue but shows the terrain as if under Earth-like lighting. White-balancing helps scientists recognize rock materials based on their experience looking at rocks on Earth. The Martian sky would look more of a butterscotch color to the human eye.

This mosaic of images from the Mast Camera (Mastcam) on NASAs Mars rover Curiosity shows Mount Sharp in a white-balanced color adjustment that makes the sky look overly blue but shows the terrain as if under Earth-like lighting.

MARS Dunes in the Western Nereidum Montes. Credit: NASA/JPL/University of Arizona

Dunes in the Western Nereidum Montes, on Arrakis-- I mean Mars. The Nereidum Montes mountain range stretches over 1000 kilometres and features mountains three to four thousands metres high. Photo: NASA/JPL/University of Arizona

Pluto Has Ocean Beneath Its Surface? Scientists Think So | Video

You Can See the Color of the Sky in the Newest Pluto Pictures—and It's Blue

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Who Are You Based On Your Answer To The World's Greatest Philosophical Questions?

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