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naturalgas rationalmiddle - The What, Where, and How of Shale Gas 0

The What, Where, and How of Shale Gas

Amazing information about Shale gas!!   taken from http://www.visualcapitalist.com/portfolio/the-what-where-and-how-of-shale-gas-part-1?goback=%2Egmp_1298547%2Egde_1298547_member_138894251%2Egde_1298547_member_151572728

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Scientists Find Clues of Plate Tectonics on Mars

Caption: Valles Marineris NASA World Wind Map Mars Credit: NASA Until now, Earth was thought to be the only planet with plate tectonics. But a huge “crack” in Mars’ surface — the massive Valles...

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Theory of Continental Drift

In geologic terms, a plate is a large, rigid slab of solid rock. The word tectonics comes from the Greek root “to build.” Putting these two words together, we get the term plate tectonics, which refers to how the Earth’s...

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Alfred Wegener

Alfred Wegener (1880-1930) “Scientists still do not appear to understand sufficiently that all earth sciences must contribute evidence toward unveiling the state of our planet in earlier times, and that the truth of the...

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Vesta – an Asteroid or a Planet

Vesta is the 2nd largest object present in the main asteroid belt.Its diameter is 330 miles. It’s also called a Protoplanet.  Vesta has an iron core, a varied rocky surface and possibly a magnetic...

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Transit of venus – Live

Less than six hours remaining for this transit to start. Witness this amazing event as it will repeat itself in 2117.  This will never happen again in our lifetime. now get your solar eclipse...