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Earth’s Tectonic Plates Were In Motion 400 Million Years Earlier Than Previously Thought 
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Earth’s Tectonic Plates Were In Motion 400 Million Years Earlier Than Previously Thought 

Scientists from Harvard University who examined rocks over 3 billion years old discovered that Earth’s tectonic plates move today in…
Into the Center of Earth: New Zealand Sits on Ancient Lava Tube that Reaches Earth’s Mantle
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Into the Center of Earth: New Zealand Sits on Ancient Lava Tube that Reaches Earth’s Mantle

According to new research, the country of New Zealand—which in turn sits on the sunken continent of Zealandia—is actually connected…
NASA’s InSight Lander Spots Solar Eclipse on Mars: Here’s What it Saw
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NASA’s InSight Lander Spots Solar Eclipse on Mars: Here’s What it Saw

NASA’s Insight (Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport) mission to Mars, a stationary laboratory dedicated to studying…
A Stumping Discovery: Scientists Find Traces of Ancient Rainforests in Antarctica
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A Stumping Discovery: Scientists Find Traces of Ancient Rainforests in Antarctica

A new discovery has found evidence of lush forests where life thrived covered Antarctica more than 90 million years ago.…
Mysterious Source of Magnetism Hidden Deep Inside the Planet Found by Scientists
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Mysterious Source of Magnetism Hidden Deep Inside the Planet Found by Scientists

Scientists have just discovered a mysterious, previously unknown source of magnetism located deep inside the Earth. There’s a previously undetected…
Scientists Find Massive Mountains and Smooth Plains 660 kilometers below the Surface
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Scientists Find Massive Mountains and Smooth Plains 660 kilometers below the Surface

Jules Verne, the father of science fiction once imagined there was an entire world located beneath the one we live on.…
There’s Mounting Evidence The Continent of Africa Is Splitting in Two
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There’s Mounting Evidence The Continent of Africa Is Splitting in Two

A large crack, stretching several kilometers, made a sudden appearance earlier this year in south-western Kenya. The tear, which continues…
Our Planet Is Eating its Own Oceans
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Our Planet Is Eating its Own Oceans

Scientists have recently discovered that the Earth is swallowing its own oceans. According to experts, our planet’s crust is swallowing…
Scientists Have Found a Lost Continent Beneath Antarctica
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Scientists Have Found a Lost Continent Beneath Antarctica

Scientists have made a stunning discovery in Antarctica. And while it may not be the long-lost continent of Atlantis, the…
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