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The Complex World along Mid-Ocean Ridges
The life forms living at hydrothermal vents are affected everyday by the complex geology of these seafloor systems. Scientists are taking a multidisciplinary approach to understand this interchange.
Deborah Hassler, Liz Goehring and Charles Fisher
Minerals on Land, Minerals in the Sea
An economic geologist recounts what ancient hydrothermal systems and modern ones can say about each other.
Steven Scott
Technology: Lighting the Mysteries of the Abyss
High-tech filming of mid-ocean ridges is shedding new light on some curious features.
Christina Reed

Coming Soon...
Later this month:
Lighting the Mysteries of the Abyss,
A Year in the Sausage Factory
January:
Research at the poles
February: Geology underground

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Energy Notes: Read this month's energy notes and link to a new archive of past energy numbers!
Students: Read our special careers page.



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December 19
Ohio votes no to Intelligent Design
December 12
Tales from a warming Arctic
December 4
Bush officials weigh climate change options
November 27

Inspectors armed with geophysics


Webextras Archive

News Notes
Choked into extinction
Mapping West Nile virus
A dinosaur’s wasted legacy
Fast and slow plates
B.C. methane hydrates
The tricky business of reserve estimation

Comment
Apollo’s Legacy
Thirty years ago this month, the final Apollo mission brought a geologist to the Moon. Here he reflects on how the program still shapes our future.
Harrison H. Schmitt

Plus: A special Benchmarks that looks back 30 years to Schmitt's moon landing.


Political Scene
A Year in the Sausage Factory

AGI’s congressional science fellow looks back on his Capitol Hill experience.
David Curtiss


Geophenomena
Mount Etna roars
Alaska rumbles

Energy and Resources
Soot darkens diesel benefits
Rock Core OK

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On the Cover: This black smoker chimney sits on the East Pacific Rise at 9 degrees 50 minutes north latitude in the Pacific. The photo was taken during the filming of the IMAX movie Voyage into the Abyss. Read the story online. Photo courtesy of The Stephen Low Company.
 
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