Dept. of Earth and Planetary Sciences (EPS)

More than 90% of Earth’s continental crust is made up of silica-rich minerals, such as feldspar and quartz. But where did this silica-enriched material come from? And could it provide a clue in the search for life on other planets?

Classified as: Earth, crust, silica, geochemical, exoplanets, Baker, Sofonio, science and technology
Published on: 5 May 2017

 Gravitational effects, variations in Earth structure could damp rise in global sea levels

Classified as: climate change, west antarctica, antarctica, gravity, ice, ice sheets, warming, co2, emissions, natalya gomez, gravitational, geophysics
Published on: 10 Nov 2015