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geology

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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 Apr. 10, 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 Sep. 19, 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 Aug. 13, 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 Jan. 11, 2012

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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 Jan. 25, 2008

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Google Maps meets 'Game of Thrones' in interactive Westeros map

An unofficial "Game of Thrones" map uses familiar Google Maps-style navigation, but adds fascinating character paths and a spoiler-slider.

By Apr. 21, 2014

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Brian Eno and Karl Hyde: How many shapes can dance on a record?

Brian Eno and Karl Hyde have launched an interactive augmented-reality app to accompany their new record, "Someday World".

By May. 21, 2014

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China's Jade Rabbit moon rover declared dead (or is it?)

A media report mourns the loss of China's Yutu moon rover after a technical malfunction, leading to an outpouring of sadness from the rover's fans.

By Feb. 12, 2014

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Check out this astronaut's-eye view of the Grand Canyon

The Grand Canyon is still spectacular when seen from the International Space Station.

By Apr. 16, 2014

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China's moon rover breaks down, mission in jeopardy

China landed its first rover on the moon to much celebration last month, but the Jade Rabbit is now in trouble.

By Jan. 27, 2014