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Geoscientists Predict New Compounds Could Change Our View of What Planets Are Made Of


April 23, 2013

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A team of researchers led by Artem R. Oganov, a professor of theoretical crystallography in Stony Brook University's Department of Geosciences, has made a startling prediction that challenges existing chemical models and current understanding of planetary interiors--magnesium oxide, a major material in the formation of planets, can exist in several different compositions.Full Story

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