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Apr 20, 2018
CIDER is a yearly interdisciplinary research incubator made possible by @BerkeleySeismo's Dr. Barbara Romanowicz, where Earth dynamicists collaborate on interdisciplinary new ideas like this:... [Read more]
Jul 9, 2018
 Development of a Slow Earthquake Database  https://pubs.... [Read more]
Jul 3, 2018
A new plant fossil‐genus, Douropteris alvarezii gen. nov., sp. nov., is described from the Douro Basin (lower Stephanian C [lower Gzhelian], Upper Pennsylvanian) in north‐western Portugal.... [Read more]
Jul 3, 2018
FROM SCIENCENEWS.ORG, BY Maria Temming, JUNE 14, 2018 The global network of seafloor cables may be good for more than ferrying digital communication between continents. These fiber-optic... [Read more]
May 3, 2018
By Joel Achenbach, The Washington Post, May 24On a very bad day 66 million years ago, a mountain-sized object from space slammed into the Earth, initiating a cascade of calamities that eradicated... [Read more]
May 3, 2018
Experimental evidence for superionic water ice using shock compressionMarius Millot, ... [Read more]
Jun 3, 2018
Hydrogen sulfide gas is detected above Uranus’s main cloud deck, confirming the prevalence of H2S ice particles as the main cloud component and a strongly unbalanced nitrogen/sulfur ratio in the... [Read more]
Jun 27, 2018
Bruce Buffett, Professor of Earth and Planetary Science, is one of nine UC Berkeley faculty elected to the American Academy of Arts and... [Read more]
Jun 28, 2018
Kilauea Volcano in Hawaii, which has been continuously erupting since 1983, began a new eruptive phase on May 3, 2018. This eruptive episode has involved the draining of the lava lake at Kilauea... [Read more]