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This seemingly miraculous feat happens because of the local geology and some tricky geochemistry.
The job of answering this question fell to Kenneth Farley, a project scientist on the Mars 2020 rover mission and a professor of geochemistry at California Institute of Technology.
The research was presented at the Goldschmidt geochemistry conference in Paris earlier this week.
The 1669 eruption at Mount Etna: Chronology, petrology, and geochemistry, with inferences on the magma sources and ascent mechanisms.
But Talepu’s complicated geochemistry stymied efforts to date the tools until Bo Li of the University of Wollongong employed a laborious, state-of-the-art dating method, called MET-pIRIR, on mineral grains found with the tools.
Peterson and coauthors looked at the fossil assemblage from two angles – a geological technique called x-ray florescence to determine the geochemistry of the Cleveland-Lloyd rocks and a detailed analysis of bone fragments found within the quarry.
The most exciting progress these days is happening in the interstices between those antiquated domains, in astrobiology or neurogenetics or geochemistry, and that is where the smart research grants are going, but not the Nobels.
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