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Microscopic analysis of samples from penetrator impact craters

M. Danner and R.M Winglee from Department of Earth and Space Sciences, University of Washington, discuss the microscopic analysis of samples from penetrator impact craters.
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Scientists discover a new mineral that could power batteries

Petrovite is the name of the new mineral discovered by scientists at St Petersburg University, a bright blue crystal which could someday provide energy.
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Climate risk information: An essential service for planning

Here, The Climate Service Center Germany (GERICS) talks us through some key strategies for using climate risk information to change the world.
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Towards resilience against water-related extreme events

Dr Anjuli S. Bamzai, NSF Division Director for Atmospheric and Geospace Sciences and Ms Elizabeth Zelenski, Staff Associate, NSF Office of the Assistant Director for Geosciences, explain research on water-related extreme events that have profound implications for society.
Moon-like asteroid

Scientists discover Moon-like asteroid hiding behind Mars

Scientists from the Armagh Observatory and Planetarium (AOP) have discovered a Moon-like asteroid hiding behind Mars.
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A new mineral has been discovered in a lunar meteorite

A team of European researchers have discovered a new high-pressure mineral in the lunar meteorite Oued Awlitis 001, named donwilhelmsite [CaAl4Si2O11].
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New study finds 40% of plant species are at risk of extinction

A new study highlights that 40% of plant species are at threatened with extinction due to the continued destruction of our natural world.
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Open Access Government October 2020

The October 2020 edition of Open Access Government speaks about global government policy issues, such as health & social care, research & innovation, digital transformation, economic development, international development, environment, energy and equality.
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Indigenous youth resilience: Water protectors

Dr Dawn Martin-Hill and Dr Christine Wekerle from McMaster University highlight Indigenous youth resilience research, including comment on what water teaches us.
arctic conservation, marine mammals

Arctic conservation: Scientists listen to the sounds of the seascape

In the northern Bering Sea, scientists undertook a four-year acoustic monitoring project to understand Arctic conservation needs for five marine mammals.
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A new era of scientific discovery in weather and climate

Dr Anjuli S. Bamzai, Division Director for Atmospheric and Geospace articulates why the research community is at the cusp of a new era of scientific discovery in weather and climate, enabled by innovative cutting-edge technologies.
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Earth sciences and physics: The unsettled peroxy story

Friedemann Freund, Professor at SETI Institute/NASA Ames Research Center, explains a physics-related question within the field of earth sciences that concerns the unsettled peroxy story.
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How plants regulate their body temperatures: Implications for climate change science & policy

Peter G. Kevan, University Professor Emeritus at the School of Environmental Sciences, University of Guelph, explores here how plants regulate their body temperatures, including the implications in this respect for climate change science & policy.
complexities of oxygen

Oxygen: The challenge for Life

Professor Friedemann Freund, SETI Institute/NASA Ames Research Center, provides an insight article into the complexities of oxygen.
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Ways to characterise how ice caps and glaciers change

Martin Sharp, Professor at Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, University of Alberta, explains ways to characterise how ice caps and glaciers change.
Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

The Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

The Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at the University offers interdisciplinary approaches to diverse teaching and research themes.
Earth Science

Earth science: The Search for the Origin of Life

Friedemann Freund, Professor at the SETI Institute/NASA Ames Research Center provides a fascinating look at an aspect of earth science that concerns the search for the origin of life itself
earthquake hazards

The USGS Earthquake Hazards Program explained

William Leith, Senior Science Advisor for Earthquake and Geologic Hazards at U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) explains the important aspects of the USGS Earthquake Hazards Program.
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State-of-the-art technology for natural radioactivity removal in groundwater

Anna Goi, Senior Research Scientist at the Tallinn University of Technology turns our thoughts towards state-of-the-art technology for natural radioactivity removal in groundwater.
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Climate change: Learning how to negotiate on behalf of the planet

Johanna Bocklet, Research Associate at the Institute of Energy Economics, University of Cologne shares her views on climate change, focussing on learning how to negotiate on behalf of the planet

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