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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 April 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 September 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 August 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 January 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 January 25, 2008

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Tomorrow Daily 018: Mapping Mars, future windshields, high-tech contacts, and more

On today's show, Rich and Ashley discuss Google's glucose-measuring contact lenses, Jaguar's future car tech, and a new USGS map of Mars. How would you use an augmented reality windshield?

By July 15, 2014

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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 April 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 February 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 April 16, 2014