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Geologist Find Unusual Land Formation On Mars
2012-03-23 06:10:46

Geologists at the University of Washington found that a previously unseen landform on Mars could help provide a window into the geological history of the Red Planet. The "periodic bedrock ridges", or PBRs, look like sand dunes, but the scientists say that they are actually made from wind erosion of bedrock. "These bedforms look for all the world like sand dunes but they are carved into hard rock by wind," David Montgomery, a UW professor of Earth and space sciences, said in a press...

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2010-12-06 07:53:36

For years, geologists have argued about the processes that formed steep inner gorges in the broad glacial valleys of the Swiss Alps. The U-shaped valleys were created by slow-moving glaciers that behaved something like road graders, eroding the bedrock over hundreds or thousands of years. When the glaciers receded, rivers carved V-shaped notches, or inner gorges, into the floors of the glacial valleys. But scientists disagreed about whether those notches were erased by subsequent glaciers and...

2009-12-01 10:51:00

PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Richard L. (Rick) Strouse joined the Phillies as Vice President & General Counsel, club President David Montgomery announced, effective today. Strouse replaces Bill Webb, who is stepping down from his position as General Counsel to assume a part-time role with the organization. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh//PH18989 ) Prior to joining the Phillies, Strouse served as a Senior Partner in the Litigation Department at the Ballard Spahr...