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Geophysics

Geophysics is the study of the physical properties and processes of the Earth and its surrounding environment in space - from the microscopic properties of minerals to the gravitational and magnetic fields acting on the planet.

Using physical techniques Geophysicists study the internal structure and dynamic behaviour of the Earth and its environment, and contribute to many fields of research that have led society to where it is today. These include the production of energy and water resources, the safeguarding of the natural environment and analysis of the movement of air pollution, the Earth’s changing environment and the study of the formation of the Earth.

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Blog posts about geophysics

Our blog posts are often written by scientists about their ongoing research

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How were Mars’ moons formed?
Friday 1st of July 2016
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100,000 Years Later
Saturday 6th of February 2016
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Location, Location, Location
Monday 21st of September 2015
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New Horizons - The Mysteries of Pluto Unveiled
Monday 10th of August 2015
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India's MOM seeks answers
Monday 13th of October 2014
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Unpredictable Space Weather
Thursday 10th of October 2013

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