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Read our July issue

This month features articles on Martian frost, Antarctic slush, historical Nile floods, and more.


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  • Simple silica exists in many forms on Earth, as Falko Langenhorst explains. Some of these polymorphs can shed light on the Earth’s violent past.

    • Falko Langenhorst
    All Minerals Considered
  • Artificial intelligence tools have the potential to revolutionize how scientists work and publish. We share our ground rules for managing the inherent risks.

  • Hydrous minerals within the Earth affect volatile cycling and mantle geodynamics. Jun Tsuchiya explains how stable phases of these minerals are being uncovered at increasingly high pressures.

    • Jun Tsuchiya
    All Minerals Considered
  • Cloud uncertainties have been a persistent problem in climate science, but innovative approaches are starting to make headway.

A schematic illustration of Earth with a quarter removed to show its internal structure.

Constraints on mantle heterogeneity

Understanding the heterogeneities in Earth’s mantle, including their origin, structure, and variability, is crucial for comprehending the long-term history of internal changes that have shaped our planet.