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January 20, 2021
A virtual lecture series hosted by the Departments of Earth and Planetary Sciences and Chemistry, the School of Engineering and Applied Science and the School of the...
Image of the earth's crust
January 20, 2021
Scientists are learning more about the geological conveyor belt that hauls carbon deep into the Earth’s mantle — namely, the process of subduction, which occurs when tectonic...
Conceptual sketch of the ocean basin
January 19, 2021
A new study suggests that tiny, mineral grains — squeezed and mixed over millions of years — set in motion the chain of events that plunge massive tectonic plates deep into...
January 8, 2021
Habitability” is a big issue in Earth and Planetary Science. Usually habitability conditions are defined as the conditions in which liquid water exists on the planetary...