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When Continents Collide: New Twist to 50-Million-Year-Old Tale

Fifty million years ago, India slammed into Eurasia, a collision that gave rise to the tallest landforms on the planet, the Himalaya Mountains and...

Viscous cycle: Quartz is key to plate tectonics

More than 40 years ago, pioneering tectonic geophysicist J. Tuzo Wilson published a paper in the journal Nature describing how ocean basins opened and...

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