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Tiny fossils unlock clues to Earth’s climate half a billion years ago

Tiny fossils unlock clues to Earth’s climate half a billion years ago

Posted by pt91 at May 09, 2018 05:30 PM |

Scientists from Leicester have quantified the temperature of Earth’s oceans over half a billion years ago by combining fossil data and climate models

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Reaching for the stars

Reaching for the stars

Posted by ew205 at May 09, 2018 03:15 PM |

PhD student in Physical Geography Berivan Esen awarded prestigious Amelia Earhart Fellowship, which recognises exceptional women working in the aerospace field

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Dawn of the Anthropocene concept

Dawn of the Anthropocene concept

Posted by ap507 at Apr 16, 2018 09:32 AM |

New book by Professor Jan Zalasiewicz translates pioneering writings of French scientist Georges-Louis Leclerc, the Comte de Buffon

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Leicester passes 5 million readers milestone on The Conversation

Leicester passes 5 million readers milestone on The Conversation

Posted by ap507 at Apr 11, 2018 12:04 PM |

With topics ranging from Facebook data to Julius Caesar, to heart attack risk factors and how colour can help us communicate, Leicester experts have contributed a wide variety of opinion articles to the platform

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Professor John Tarney

Professor John Tarney

Posted by lcb14 at Apr 09, 2018 11:15 AM |

The School is saddened to hear of the passing of Emeritus Professor John Tarney on Saturday 31 March.

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The curse of zombie fossils

The curse of zombie fossils

Posted by ap507 at Mar 21, 2018 12:13 PM |

Palaeontologists investigate the macabre science behind how animals decay and fossilise

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