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Friday, June 2, 2017 - 20:53
It’s no easy feat to drill into the faults that cause earthquakes. Intercepting such active ruptures, which are buried kilometers beneath the surface, requires specialized equipment, skilled crews, and a lot of money and time. There are no shortcuts. Well, maybe there’s one: an express elevator in Read more
Monday, April 10, 2017 - 23:41
Associate Research Scholar Dr. Maggie Lau has been selected as one of two recipients for the 2017 Deep Carbon Observatory (DCO) Emerging Leader Awards. Deep Carbon Observatory is a global research program with a goal to transform the understanding of what part carbon plays on planet Earth. This Read more
Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 19:39

Sun beams reaching the surface of Earth not only warm our planet but also provide ample energy to living organisms.  Photosynthetic organisms capture efficiently the light energy to fix carbon and grow, which feed the rest of the food web such as animals, birds and heterotrophic bacteria.  In

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Sunday, August 28, 2016 - 18:10
WITWATERSRAND BASIN, South Africa — A mile down in an unused mine tunnel, scientists guided by helmet lamps trudged through darkness and the muck of a flooded, uneven floor.  Leaning a ladder against the hard rock wall, Tullis C. Onstott, a geosciences professor at Princeton, climbed to open an old Read more