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The earliest pliosaur 'megapredator' helped rule the oceans 170 million years ago during the age of dinosaurs.
Very few gems can withstand the intense pressure of Earth's mantle, but some require it to crystallize.
The gold and platinum that came from giant space rocks should have sunk into Earth's core instead of rising to the crust. Scientists have now worked out how this happened — and it may explain some really weird blobs deep in our planet's mantle.
A new analysis has concluded that the Gulf Stream is definitely slowing, but whether it's due to climate change is hard to tell.
Thanks to El Niño, meteorologists are predict a snowy winter in the Rockies, storms and wet weather in the South and drier conditions in the Northwest and Uppder Midwest.
British physicist and oceanographer Helen Czerski explains how Norwegian explorer Fridtjof Nansen's expedition to the North Pole was 'one of the most bonkers and brilliant experiments ever devised'.
In this extract from the new book Blue Machine: How the Ocean Works, oceanographer Helen Czerski explains the ingenious way turtles contend with the extreme saltiness of the sea.
In this interview, British oceanographer Helen Czerski explains the systems driving our ocean, compares it to a fancy cocktail, and explains what the next great ocean frontier is.
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