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Video: Private Lives of Minerals, a public lecture by Robert Hazen 16 November 2016 Feature

The distribution of minerals on Earth, Mars, and other worlds mimics social networks, as commonly…

DCO Scientists Featured in Nova Series "Treasures of the Earth" 16 November 2016 Feature

DCO scientists Robert Hazen (Carnegie Institution for Science, USA), Steven Shirey (Carnegie…

A rotation video of the large cluster topology of ewingite 17 August 2016 Feature

A rotation video of the large cluster topology of ewingite created by Travis Olds. Ewingite is a…

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…

Mineralogy and Microbiology at the Juan de Fuca Ridge 17 March 2016 Feature

Earth’s crust is not homogeneous, however, and in a new paper in Geomicrobiology Journal, DCO's…

Beyond Diamonds and Gems: The World's Rarest Minerals 12 February 2016 Feature

Scientists have inventoried and categorized all of Earth's rare mineral species described to date,…

Robert Hazen Featured in NOVA's Life's Rocky Start 12 January 2016 Feature

The program debuted 13 January, 2016 on PBS Television (US), and is available to some audiences…

Carbon Mineral Challenge infographic
Announcing the Carbon Mineral Challenge: A Worldwide Hunt for New Carbon Minerals 16 December 2015 Feature

New research predicts at least 145 of Earth’s carbon-bearing minerals remain undiscovered. How many…

The Carbon Mineral Challenge 16 December 2015 Feature

Scientists have predicted that there are 145 carbon minerals on Earth that have yet to be…

DCO’s Robert Hazen Recipient of Highest Award in Mineralogy 19 November 2015 Feature

The Mineralogical Society of America (MSA) has selected Robert Hazen, Executive Director of the…

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