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Volcanic activity on Mercury stopped 3.5 billion years ago

The bulk of Mercury’s crust-forming volcanism ended almost 3.5 billion years ago (Source: NASA) Shedding new insight into the geological evolution of Mercury, researchers have found that major volcanic activity on the planet Mercury most likely ended about 3.5 billion years ago. “These new results validate 40-year-old predictions about global ...

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Addicted to fossil fuels: Renewable energy sources are becoming mainstream, but that doesn’t mean fossil fuels don’t rule

This piece originally appeared on . Here’s the good news: wind power, solar power and other renewable forms of energy are expanding far more quickly than anyone expected, ensuring that these systems will provide an ever-increasing share of our future energy supply. According to the most recent projections from the ...

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