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Extreme Heat and Pressure May Yield Hydrocarbons in Earth’s Mantle 20 March 2017 Feature

In a new review in ChemistrySelects, three Deep Carbon Observatory researchers synthesize theory,…

New Extremely Hard Carbon Nitride Compound Created 18 October 2016 Feature

A team led by DCO scientist Alexander Goncharov (Carnegie Institution for Science, USA) has created…

Advancing Instrumentation to Study Materials and Reaction in Earth’s Deep Interior 22 June 2016 Feature

Understanding how carbon reacts in these conditions is an important DCO decadal goal, and…

Pressure-dependent Iron Isotope Fractionation and Light Elements in Earth's Core 28 April 2016 Feature

Seismic data show that in addition to iron, there are “lighter” elements present in the core, but…

Novel Carbon Bonding at High Pressure 18 February 2015 Feature

Only a small fraction of our planet’s total carbon budget is found at the surface. In fact, Earth’s…

Recreating Planet Formation and Giant Planet Cores in the Laboratory 23 January 2015 Feature

The discovery that more than 1000 planets orbit stars in our galaxy has revealed the broad…

Refining the Phase Diagram of Water at Pressure 12 November 2014 Feature

Water is central to life, as well as to numerous geological and atmospheric processes. Scientists…

Viscosity of Carbonate Melts Similar to Water, not Silicate Melts 14 October 2014 Feature

The occurrence and mobility of carbonate-rich melts in Earth’s mantle are important factors that…

Water Surprises Again: Light Refraction and Absorption Under Pressure 27 May 2014 Feature

Water is a key constituent of Earth’s crust and mantle. Its electronic properties at high…

Extreme Conditions and the Periodic Table 30 April 2014 Feature

One of the most remarkable outcomes of physics and chemistry at extreme conditions is the synthesis…

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