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Osmium isotopes shed light on processes in the solar protoplanetary nebula

TIMS lab alumni Steven Goderis and TIMS lab director Alan Brandon suggest total homogenization of star-born Os isotopes from analyzing some of the earliest remnants of the Solar System, carbonaceous chondrites. Their new paper is published in Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. Source:…

Posted on October 01, 2017

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The origin of Martian basalts elucidated

PhD student Jannatul Ferdous and TIMS lab director Alan Brandon date the Martian meteorite NWA 856 and propose a sole mantle origin with no crustal contamination for a group of Martian basalts, the enriched shergottite meteorites. Their new paper is published in Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta.…

Posted on August 15, 2017

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Claire McLeod nominated Exceptional Reviewer by GSA

TIMS lab post-doctoral fellow Claire McLeod was recognized as an Exceptional Reviewer for the journal Geosphere in 2014. Source: http://www.geosociety.org/pubs/ExceptionalReviewers/

Posted on February 13, 2015

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Stagnant-Lid Tectonics in Early Earth Revealed by 142Nd Variations in Late Archean Rocks

A team of geologists led by the Universit​é libre de Bruxelles (Belgium), and from Macquarie University, University of Houston, University of California in Davis and Lunar and Planetary Institute reveal that the Earth may have been very different in the past compared to what we can see now. In…

Posted on July 11, 2013

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