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Researchers have discovered vast water reserves near Earth’s mantle, a finding that could reshape our understanding of where Earth’s water came from. According to a new study by a group of U.S. geophysicists, a reservoir of water three times the …
Canada Journal · 6/14/2014
Saturn’s moon Enceladus is home to an ocean of melted water beneath its surface, and could be a source for alien microbes, scientists said. The first measurements of the subsurface water at the south pole of the small and icy moon were made by the US ...
Manila Bulletin · 4/4/2014
Sometimes the best ideas come from thinking far, far outside the box. That’s what Nissan and Japan’s marine science agency did with their new deep sea rover. To build it, engineers used the same tech as a …
Gizmodo · 6/22/2015
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Irish Examiner · 3/13/2015
An analysis of seismic waves passing through the deep earth appears to confirm what laboratory experiments have suggested was possible: that an ocean of water is tied up in the mantle, 400 miles below the surface. Any voyager to the center of the earth ...
The Bulletin · 6/17/2014
Around 400 miles beneath North America, scientists have discovered a hidden ocean. This reservoir is nestled in the Earth’s mantle and is locked in the mineral known as ringwoodite. According to the researchers, it holds the water that is three times ...
Techsonia · 6/13/2014
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Raw Story · 4/4/2014
A fresh look at the moon's icy surface has revealed magnesium salts – the best evidence yet that material can seep from Europa's buried ocean to its frozen surface, providing a glimpse of the moon's liquid innards. "We think the ice shell of Europa is ...
New Scientist · ByLisa Grossman · 3/7/2013
Some astronomers have long believed that an ocean might lurk beneath Pluto’s ice, heated by isotopes undergoing a radioactive decay – but we’ll have to wait until 2015 to know for sure. The New Horizons spacecraft is set to visit Pluto less than four ...
zmescience.com · 11/24/2011
With the use of its Cassini spacecraft and the Deep Space Orbiting Network, NASA has potentially discovered evidence for the presence of an ocean of liquid water locked ... Evidence for the existence of the hidden sea came in the form of gravity ...
Gizmag · 4/4/2014

Ringwoodite

Ringwoodite is a high-pressure phase of Mg2SiO4 formed at high temperatures and pressures of the Earth's mantle between 525 and 660 km …
Ringwoodite is a high-pressure phase of Mg2SiO4 formed at high temperatures and pressures of the Earth's mantle between 525 and 660 km depth. It is polymorphous with the olivine phase forsterite.
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