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Pluto's Moon Charon Had Its Own, Icy Plate Tectonics - Space.com - Space.com


Pluto's moon Charon had plate tectonics, but a very different kind from Earth's.and more »

Wed, 25 Jan 2017 18:03:27 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Big names line-up with BBC SSO at Tectonics - Herald Scotland


YESTERDAY the BBC Scottish Symphony announced the lineup for the fifth annual Tectonics – that's the orchestra's springtime weekend festival of new, experimental, DIY, improvised, collaborative and/or non-categorisable music. Five years might be time ...

Wed, 08 Feb 2017 00:06:53 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Heat From Earth's Core Could Finally Explain What's Driving Plate Tectonics - ScienceAlert


Plate tectonics is the widely accepted theory that Earth's crust is divided into several sections that float around on the mantle - the mostly solid layer between the core and the crust. But how they move around has been a subject of much debate among ...

Wed, 25 Jan 2017 09:03:20 GMT | MORE DETAILS

These 3-billion-year-old crystals deep inside an underwater volcano could be from an ancient continent - Business Insider


The new findings could shed new light on the mechanisms of plate tectonics in these underwater hotspots, the researchers say. "Our findings tell us that rifting and break-up of continental entities, driven by plate tectonic processes, is more complex ...

Tue, 31 Jan 2017 16:04:00 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Pluto's large moon Charon once experienced plate tectonics - - The Space Reporter


Charon Pluto's largest moon, Charon, is covered in cracks and fissures from when a liquid mantle froze and expanded, new research suggests. Credit: ...

Sun, 29 Jan 2017 13:10:45 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Tectonics Glasgow 2017 programme announced - The List


Tectonics Glasgow is back and it's ready to subduct your plates, with a programme of new and adventurous music from international musicians. This is the fifth year for the Glasgow event but the 19th Tectonics overall, and it's nicely balanced between ...

Tue, 07 Feb 2017 10:05:27 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Better Understanding of the English Channel's Tectonics - Hydro International


The Laboratory of Oceanology and Geosciences (LOG) at Lille 1 University of Science and Technology has purchased a mini-sparker SIG Pulse from SIG France. The LOG is setting up a new marine technical platform for its teaching and research activities.

Wed, 08 Feb 2017 11:03:45 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Tackling Unanswered Questions on What Shapes Earth - Eos


Conference attendees on a field trip at Monte Verita, Switzerland Attendees at a conference on the origin and evolution of plate tectonics study garnet-bearing amphibolites of the Ivrea-Verbano zone at Monte Verità in Switzerland during a conference ...

Thu, 02 Feb 2017 13:15:47 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Deals this week: Boeing Aerospace, Environmental Tectonics, Gulfstream Aerospace - Airforce Technology


The US Air Force Life Cycle Management Center has awarded a $983m contract to Boeing Aerospace to provide engineering support services for a number of aircraft. The services will be provided for E-4B, NT-43, C-32A, VC-25, E-8C, and C-40B/C aircraft ...

Fri, 03 Feb 2017 06:55:22 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Programme for fifth Tectonics Glasgow festival announced - Classical Music


Performances from Roscoe Mitchell will bookend the festival; the saxophonist will be joined by John Chantler and Luke Fowler to launch the event with a set using invented instruments, and will give the premiere of his Conversations for orchestra in the ...

Wed, 08 Feb 2017 17:00:19 GMT | MORE DETAILS

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