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Why so many diamonds are making science headlines this week
They’re windows into the heart of the Earth.
Climate Changes Can Wear Down Mountains Faster Than They Are Built
I get knocked down, and can't get up again
Pluto’s Surface May Be Alive Thanks To Planetary Antifreeze
Could icy slush be driving the dwarf planet's geological activity?
The Largest Continental Chain Of Volcanoes Ever Has Just Been Discovered In Australia
It's off the chain
Earth Has A Layer No One Knew About
Just like onions and cartoon ogres
Ambitious $1 Billion Project Aims To Drill A Hole All The Way To Earth’s Mantle
In three possible ocean locations, the planet's crust may be thin enough for a drill to penetrate all the way through.
Hydrocarbons Could Form Deep In the Earth From Methane, Not Animal Remains
Study lends credence to abiogenic petroleum theory, which means there may be more oil in our future than we thought
New Technology Could Drill Deeper Into the Earth Than Ever Before
An adaptation of oil drills for deep water could bring scientists closer to the goal of drilling all the way through the earth's crust to the wonders beneath
The Real Journey to the Center of the Earth
Scientists discover ancient rocks on the sea-floor that give them a window into the Earth's mantle