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Ancient Volcanic Eruptions Produced a Mineral Deposit on Mars

Ancient Volcanic Eruptions Produced a Mineral Deposit on Mars

Scientists found an unusual mineral deposit on the red planet which might help humanity to understand the evolution of the planet. The ash released by powerful volcanic eruptions is thought to be the primary source of a fascinating mineral deposit located near the landing site for an upcoming Mars rover. According to the researchers who…

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5 Forbidden Destinations of the World

5 Forbidden Destinations of the World

No matter how attractive some places are, they are off-limits to almost everyone. Most of these places are either too dangerous to traverse or they hold some top-secret information that cannot be shared with the general public. Let’s have a glance at the 5 of the most interesting forbidden destinations in the world. The Red…

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Scientists have found some New Insights about Dinosaur Extinction

Scientists have found some New Insights about Dinosaur Extinction

The asteroid/comet impact, which took place 66 million years ago, definitely reignited the Indian volcanoes but their role in dinosaur extinction is still not clear. A recent study, published in the journal ‘Science’, adds even more strength to the idea that the massive volcanic eruptions in India were reignited by the asteroid which smashed into…

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Oceans are Warming Even Faster than Previous Estimates

Oceans are Warming Even Faster than Previous Estimates

Four different studies reveal that greenhouse gases are raising temperatures of oceans at a much rapid rate than previously believed. Ocean Heating is a critical marker of climate change because most of the excessive solar energy absorbed by the greenhouse gases is accumulated in oceans. In addition to that, ocean temperatures don’t experience year-to-year variations…

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The Source of Martian Dust is Now Revealed

The Source of Martian Dust is Now Revealed

A rock formation process known as the Medusae Fossae Formation is the source of all the dust we get at the red planet. Our solar system comprises of eight planets but none of them has the same quality as the other. If one planet has the ability to retain life, other has such an extreme…

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