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51 localities across the country have been chosen by a panel of expert volunteers as the Best Places where people can see, enjoy and engage with...

Satellite images have helped scientists shed light on melting from the underside of Antarctica’s ice shelves.

Natural deposits of helium gas – best known for its use in party balloons – could help aid the safe production of shale or coal gas, research...

Dr Heike Langenberg, Chief Editor of Nature Geoscience, visited the School and gave a short talk to an enthusiastic audience.  Staff and students...

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Mon, 11/09/2017

TEDx are organizing their first salon event of the year on the 20th of September, at the National Gallery of Scotland. Unravelling Earth will be an exciting evening with topics ranging from Dinosaurs to your own neighbourhood, featuring talks from GeoSciences staff.

TEDx Salon: Unravelling Earth

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Fri, 21/04/2017

Scientists are preparing for the launch of a UK-French satellite that will measure greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, following official endorsement of the project today. The initiative will be the first European mission to monitor and characterise the flow of carbon dioxide gas from natural and man-made sources and its absorption by the atmosphere, ocean, and land.

Artist's impression of Microcarb satellite CNES