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February 20, 2020

The first "articulated" remains of a Neanderthal discovered in a decade

“An articulated skeleton is one where the bones are still arranged in their original positions.” (BBC)

February 20, 2020

Volcanic eruptions 252 million years ago led to massive extinction of life on Earth

"An emerging scientific consensus is that gases—in particular carbon gases–released by volcanic eruptions millions of years ago contributed to some of Earth’s greatest mass extinctions." (Geology Page)

February 13, 2020

Earth's inner core is hot and 'snow'-capped

“The snow is made of tiny particles of iron that fall from the molten outer core and pile on top of the inner core.” (Science Daily)

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APGO Education Foundation awards two scholarships to geoscience students

Congratulations Derek Leung, Laurentian University and Joachim de Fourestier, Carleton University.

APGO Education Foundation awards first Arsalan Mohajer bursary

In support of Internationally-Trained Geoscientists.

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Ice age floodwater 650 feet deep - moving at 65 miles per hour - left Giant Current Ripples along the Columbia River at West Bar!

WATCH: The Miller Museum at Queen’s University is now home to an augmented reality sandbox where you can create your own 3D environment.

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