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  • New maps show smallest planet Mercury is even smaller

    New maps show smallest planet Mercury is even smaller

    Detailed maps of Mercury's cliffs and ditches show the solar system's innermost and smallest planet Mercury has lost much more real estate due to cooling over four billion years than scientists thought, according to a report published on Sunday.

  • New ozone-depleting gases found in atmosphere

    New ozone-depleting gases found in atmosphere

    Worried scientists said today that they had found four new ozone-destroying gases in the atmosphere, most likely put there by humans in the last 50-odd years despite a ban on these dangerous compounds.

  • Zircon crystal: Scientists find oldest piece of Earth

    Zircon crystal: Scientists find oldest piece of Earth

    Scientists using two different age-determining techniques have shown that a tiny zircon crystal found on a sheep ranch in western Australia is the oldest known piece of our planet, dating to 4.4 billion years ago.

  • Magma clue to Earth's super-volcanoes

    Magma clue to Earth's super-volcanoes

    Geologists on Sunday reported insights into super-volcanoes, the brooding, enigmatic giants of Earth's crust whose eruptions are as catastrophic as they are rare.

  • Prehistoric Indian Ocean mini-continent found

    Scientists said on Sunday they had found traces of a micro-continent hidden underneath the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius.

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