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The 40,000 mile volcano

Oceanographers have inaugurated a deep-sea observatory to study the volcanoes and hydrothermal vents of the Juan de Fuca mid ocean ridge, a dark ecosystem where the Earth’s tectonic plates are spreading apart.   SOURCE Advertisements

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For the First Time, Simulation Predicts Precisely How Materials Fracture

Puzzlement over how to predict fractures in real-world materials has finally given way before a new mathematical model that describes exactly how materials crack under pressure. Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC)-Barcelona Tech in Spain-A simulation can predict crack patterns in materials … Continue reading

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