Posts Tagged ‘Rocks’

Sound waves reveal enormous diamond cache deep in Earth’s interior

Sound waves reveal a surprisingly large diamond cache deep in Earth’s interior, researchers report.

Why rocks flow slowly in Earth’s middle mantle

@WFS,World Fossil Society,Riffin T Sajeev,Russel T Sajeev For decades, researchers have studied the interior of the Earth using seismic waves from earthquakes. Now a recent study, led by Arizona State University’s School of Earth and Space Exploration Associate Professor Dan Shim, has re-created in the laboratory the conditions found deep in the Earth, and used […]

Rocks of Tetons formed by continental collisions

Key: WFS,Riffin T Sajeev,Russel T Sajeev,World Fossil Society University of Wyoming scientists have found evidence of continental collisions in Wyoming’s Teton Range, similar to those in the Himalayas, dating to as early as 2.68 billion years ago.The research, published Jan. 22 in the journal Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, shows that plate tectonics were operating in […]