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Journey to the center of the Earth this morning with these reads.

smithsonianmag.com

The slip of tectonic plates and the fiery eruptions of volcanoes are just the surface manifestations of the beating heart of our planet. Earth is composed of layers, each one playing a different role in protecting all life from solar storms, recycling the planet’s crust and even changing our climate. The ground beneath our feet is a dynamic place that affects us every day.

Arches National Park seeks public’s help finding rock graffiti vandals

ksl.com

Arches National Park is seeking the public’s help in finding who is responsible for vandalizing one of the park’s rocks with graffiti.

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Funding sought for T. rex excavation

sunews.net

Tyrannosaurus rex! Few names inspire as much awe and fear as T. rex, the undisputed king of the Late Cretaceous time period in North America. Even though this beast’s name is a household word, T. rex and its cousins (collectively known as tyrannosaurs) are actually quite rare. This is even truer for those members of the family that lived in the southern U.S. and Mexico. For that region, the number of identifiable skulls can be counted on one hand.

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