The Onshore Science Party for Expedition 364 will come to a close on October 15th. The team hit, and exceeded … Continue reading End of Expedition 364 Onshore Science Party!
Most of us have heard about fossils like ammonites, Nautilus, Propalaeotherium or the Neanderthals. In one of the Chicxulub-cores a … Continue reading Tiny witnesses of time
66 million years ago rock was shattered in the Earth’s crust of the Yucatan Peninsula. Nearly instantaneously, once immobile granite … Continue reading Shattered Earth – Making Rock Flow
The official name of this expedition is “Chicxulub K-Pg Impact Crater.” Hopefully by now you know what “Chicxulub” and “impact … Continue reading Putting the K-Pg in Chicxulub K-Pg Impact Crater Expedition
Investigations towards uncovering the secrets of the Chicxulub cores are not all covered by instruments. With a lot of expertise … Continue reading The skills of a geologist – Visual Core Description of the core surfaces
The Chicxulub Crater cores have had an experience that IODP expedition cores rarely are able to have. That large machine … Continue reading How CT scans help Chicxulub Crater scientists
The working half of the core is having its big performance: Coming right from the diamond core splitter, it is … Continue reading A big performance in two halves