Crust


Mars Crust Contributed to Makeup of its Atmosphere

Mars Crust Contributed to Makeup of its Atmosphere

Chemistry in the surface material on Mars contributed dynamically to the make-up of its atmosphere over time, a study has found...

Sep 30 2016, 3:24am CDT

Early Earth was Covered with Oceanic Crust Surface

Early Earth was Covered with Oceanic Crust Surface

Early Earth was largely covered with an oceanic crust-like surface unlike the continental crust that researchers had expected...

Sep 20 2016, 9:04am CDT

Scientists Find World’s Oldest Oceanic Crust in Mediterranean Sea

Scientists Find World’s Oldest Oceanic Crust in Mediterranean Sea

The oceanic crust in eastern Mediterranean is about 340 million years old and has been detected using magnetic sensing...

Aug 16 2016, 10:56am CDT

Curiosity Rover Discovers Continental Crust on Mars Similar to Earth

Curiosity Rover Discovers Continental Crust on Mars Similar to Earth

The NASA Curiosity Rover’s ChemCam laser instrument has detected a rock formation on the surface of Mars that is similar to ear...

Jul 15 2015, 7:07am CDT