Over 350 million years ago something odd was going on with the Earth’s magnetic field. Scientists now propose that the field was really weak, which may have affected life on our planet.
For a year and a half, the ground-penetrating radar RIMFAX has collected data on Mars. Today, the first results from the Norwegian-developed instrument on Perseverance are published, led by Scientists from University of Oslo and University of California, Los Angeles.
Volcanic CO2 may have triggered the Permian extinction 252 million years ago. An intense and rapid increase in CO2 may affected the climate and consequently also the ecosystems. Carbon isotopes in marine algae- and plant fossils give insight.
- Introduction from Galland for documentary about vulcanoes; Oslo Pix 2022 Sep. 9, 2022 3:12 PM
- How much snow is there in the mountains? This drone trip can be the first step towards better snow maps June 27, 2022 10:50 AM
- The key to understanding the surface of Mars is stored in Oslo May 10, 2022 10:42 AM
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