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University of Sheffield scientists say rock dust could trap carbon

The process known as increased weathering of rock involves applying gravel to the ground. When silicate or carbonate minerals dissolve in the dust in the rainwater, carbon dioxide is drawn from the atmosphere into the solution to form bicarbonate ions. The bicarbonate ions are finally washed off into the ocean, where they form carbonate minerals and store their carbon indefinitely. …

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The famous “Jurassic Park” dinosaur was much larger and more powerful than scientists or filmmakers thought

Hollywood made the Dilophosaurus famous and showed it as an almost adorable little creature with a hidden, deadly twist. However, a new study shows that it was much larger and more powerful than scientists or filmmakers previously thought. Photo credit: Brian Engh, on behalf of The Saint George Dinosaur Discovery Site From films to museum exhibitions, the Dilophosaurus dinosaur is …

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There is pink snow in Europe. That could be bad, say scientists

Dirty snow If you walked up the Italian Alps now, you would find your boots covered in bizarre pink snow. While it’s a nice touch that turns the mountain tops into an alien landscape, Further reports that the pink snow is actually a pretty bad sign. The pink color comes from blooming algae. And while the full extent of its …

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Scientists may have found the missing metal from the moon

This website can earn partner commissions through the links on this page. Terms of Use. Scientists studying the moon have long puzzled over the low metal content of the Earth’s satellite. If the moon was made up of fragments of earth, shouldn’t it have a similar metal content? NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) could finally have found an explanation for …

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Scientists discover tiny dinosaur ancestors: a 4-inch tiny insect killer

Researchers have discovered an ancient relative of dinosaurs, a 4-inch reptile that lived 237 million years ago. Known as Kongonaphon kelyThe old reptile was a “tiny beetle hunter” and lived in today’s Madagascar. This emerges from a study published in the Proceedings journal of the National Academy of Sciences. The fossil was first discovered in 1998 by a team of …

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Scientists discover extremely tiny dinosaur ancestors in Madagascar

His name was Kongonaphon kely, which means “tiny beetle hunter” and was about the size of a coffee cup. But big things lay ahead for this little creature. Very big things indeed. The tiny beetle hunter who lived about 237 million years ago during the Triassic period in Madagascar was only 10 centimeters tall. Still, scientists say K. kely belonged …

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With the help of a new software model, scientists at NASA’s JPL have discovered the center of our solar system

Defining the center of an area as large as our solar system is difficult at best, but thanks to the work of the National Science Foundation’s gravitational wave observatory and sophisticated new modeling software, researchers working with NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab have now discovered the porthole our planetary neighborhood. In a new study recently published in the Astrophysical Journal’s online …

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Robot scientists will “accelerate discovery”

Media playback is not supported on your device Media signatureMeet the socially distant robot scientist Scientists from the University of Liverpool introduced a robot colleague who worked continuously in their laboratory throughout the closure. The £ 100,000 programmable researcher learns from his results to refine his experiments. “It can work autonomously, so I can do experiments from home,” said Benjamin …

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Scientists say a massive star has mysteriously disappeared

Astronomers Let’s say a massive star appears to have mysteriously disappeared from a distant galaxy. The star is part of the Kinman Dwarf galaxy, also known as PHL 293B. The galaxy is approximately 75 million light years from Earth. It is located in the constellation Aquarius. A constellation is “a group of stars that forms a especially Shape in the …

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