Geochemistry

Washington, DC, 5 February 2015— A team of Geophysical Laboratory scientists have found “beautifully preserved” 15 million-year-old thin protein sheets in fossil shells from southern Maryland.

Geochemistry

Washington, DC, 27 October 2014—Compared to its nearest planetary neighbors, Venus and Mars, Earth’s atmosphere is unusually enriched in nitrogen relative to primordial noble gases.

Geochemistry

Updated by Dionysis Foustoukos 

Geochemistry

Washington, DC— Mineral evolution is a new way to look at our planet’s history.

Geochemistry, High Pressure, Materials

Washington, DC, 26 November 2012 -- The Geophysical Laboratory’s Stewart McWilliams and his team find evidence that alters our understanding of planetary evolution.

Geochemistry

Washington, DC — In order to understand Earth's earliest history--its formation from Solar System material into the present-day layering of metal core and mantle, and crust--scientists look to meteorites.

Geochemistry, High Pressure

Washington, DC, 28 March 2012- A Carnegie scientists' observations have led the way to stabilizing tungsten hydrides under high pressure.

Geochemistry

Washington, DC, 15 September 2011- New research provides direct evidence that the carbon from the Earth's surface can cycle deep into the mantle and then brought back.

Geochemistry

Washington, DC— Scientists have long debated about the origin of carbon in Earth’s oldest sedimentary rocks and how it might signal the remnants of the earliest forms of life on the planet.

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