“Ancient Buried Mountains” –Massive 1994 Bolivian Earthquake Reveals Earth’s Deep Secrets

 

Bolivia's 1994 Earthquake

 

Topography more dramatic than the Rocky Mountains has been discovered at the 660-kilometer boundary deep in our planet’s interior, report Princeton University geophysicists Jessica Irving and Wenbo Wu.

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Origin of Earth’s H2O –“Billions of Tons of Water-Packed Asteroids”

Earth's Oceans

 

“Our calculations indicate that, coinciding with the so-called ‘Heavy Bombardment’ produced by the gravitational destabilization of the main asteroid belt, billions of tons of carbonaceous chondrites reached Earth about 3.8 billion years ago. And they did it transporting in their fine matrices water and other volatile elements in form of hydrated minerals”, says Josep M. Trigo-Rodríguez at the Institute of Space Sciences.

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“Swallowed Earth’s Oceans” –The 600-Million-Year Supercontinent Cycle

Earth's Oceans

 

“In the past 30 years, researchers have discovered that Pangea-like supercontinents existed at least twice before Pangea, occurring roughly every 600 million years in what is known as the supercontinent cycle,” John Curtin Distinguished Professor Zheng-Xiang Li said.

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Planet Earth Report–“Dark Overlord Decrypts 9/11 to Earth’s Biggest Secrets in 2019”

 

9/11 Attack

 

The “Planet Earth Report” connects you to the days’ headlines on the science, discoveries, and events changing our planet and the future of the human species.

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Planet Earth Report –“Nature Attacks Alien Drones to Undiscovered Species of Whales”

Blue Whale

 

The “Planet Earth Report” connects you to the days’ headlines on the discoveries, people, and events changing our planet and the future of the human species.

 

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Kilauea –The Stunning Eruption that Changed the Science of Volcanoes

Kilauea Volcano

 

Kilauea, the world’s longest continuously erupting volcano, yielded extraordinary new data collected during an epic, explosive summer –an unprecedented opportunity to monitor an ongoing, accessible eruption that changed the science about how volcanoes behave.

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