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Friday: July 31, 2009

Oxidized lava may hold some clues to understanding the evolution of Earth.Oxidized lava may hold some clues to understanding the evolution of Earth.

The finding firmly establishes that subduction oxidizes the source of magma for arc volcanoes, 'but the long-term consequences for the evolution of Earth remain poorly understood,' commented Marc M. Hirschmann of the University of Minnesota, who was not part of the research team.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Science @ 7:29 AM | Tags (5) | lava | science | earth | origins | oxidized |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 6 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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