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Impacts and Geology: deep peace?


Metamorphic rocks typically come from deep in the earth and form slowly. Simple physics shows that transferring heat into large volumes of rock (a key driver of many types of metamorphism) takes millions of years. Rocks that form the deep … Continue reading

Categories: planets, Rocks & minerals

Meteorites and Geology: big holes in the ground


How many meteorite craters haven’t we discovered yet? Continue reading

Categories: planets