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Comet Catalina suggests comets delivered carbon to rocky planets

Comets delivered carbon to rocky planets, and an icy visitor from the edge of our solar system hurtled past Earth in early...

Scientists shed light on carbon’s descent into the deep Earth

Valerio Cerantola, corresponding author and postdoctoral scientist at the ESRF, at ESRF ID27 high pressure beamline.Credit: ESRF Examining conditions within the Earth's interior is crucial...

Earth’s carbon points to planetary smashup

The ratio of volatile elements in Earth's mantle suggests that virtually all of the planet's life-giving carbon came from a collision with...