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geology

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Asteroid rockhounds rejoice: NASA unveils geologic map of Vesta

Vesta, an asteroid the size of Arizona, gets its own geologic map showing its history of meteorite impact craters over its billions of years of existence.

By 19 November 2014

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Geology of thrones: Elaborate maps of Westeros over eons

"Game of Thrones" often feels like it's set in a real world. Feed the illusion with these fascinating geologic maps created by Stanford researchers.

By 11 April 2014

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Curiosity Mars rover poised for first 'hands-on' geology

The Curiosity Mars rover, slowly creeping across the floor of Gale Crater, is ready to attempt its first hands-on "contact science," studying a pyramid-shaped rock known as "Jake."

By 20 September 2012

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Geology rocks! New photos from Mars (pictures)

Photos show a network of valleys on the surface of Mars believed to have been formed by water erosion.

By 14 August 2012

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Nicolas Steno, fossil-finder, gets a geological Google logo

Fossil pioneer Nicolas Steno is celebrated today with a geological Google doodle.

By 11 January 2012

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Reporters' Roundtable: Earthquake engineering

Today we talk about engineering for earthquakes, and how what we know about geology affects how structures are designed for different locations. Our guests: a structural engineer and a geologist from the USGS.

By 19 March 2011

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Ep. 69: Engineering technologies for earthquake safety

Today we're talking about engineering for earthquakes, and how what we know about geology affects how buildings and structures are designed for different locations. Our guests: A structural engineer and a geologist from the USGS.

By 19 March 2011

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Are people changing geologic time?

Global warming and a host of changes caused by human industry have ushered in a new geologic epoch, geologists say.

By 26 January 2008

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Quote of the day: Undersea mining a 'possibility'

Marine geology professor tells a conference audience that undersea mining could begin in a few years.

By 7 December 2005