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Seismic waves used to 'see' chemical reactions underground, may protect water quality: Study
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Seismic waves used to 'see' chemical reactions underground, may protect water quality: Study

Researchers managed to see under the surface to assess chemical reactions that alter the quality of groundwater.

Venus may have enough active volcanoes to form its own 'ring of fire', new study finds
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Venus may have enough active volcanoes to form its own 'ring of fire', new study finds

In proving that Venus is geographically active, scientists are looking to understand why Earth and Venus evolved so differently despite being so similar.

Scientists find 37 recently-active volcanic structures on Venus; some could still be active
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Scientists find 37 recently-active volcanic structures on Venus; some could still be active

Venus is also covered by clouds of sulfuric acid and has surface temperatures hot enough to melt lead.

BedMachine: First high-precision map charted of land under Antarctica's sprawling ice sheets
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BedMachine: First high-precision map charted of land under Antarctica's sprawling ice sheets

The precise topographical map was compiled using ice thickness data from 19 research institutes, dating back to 1967.

Indonesia's tsunami triggered by a volcano caught the disaster-prone nation offguard
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Indonesia's tsunami triggered by a volcano caught the disaster-prone nation offguard

Anak Krakatau had been erupting since June, the last eruption just 24 minutes before the tsunami.