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A re-evaluation of unconventional natural gas in the Karoo Basin in South Africa

Resource estimates of shale gas reservoirs much higher than analyzed before.

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Close-up of a jet at a black hole

Virtual radio telescope records a jet with unprecedented resolution.

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The wobbling of the Earth

Hydrodynamic model calculations improve the prediction of changes in the polar motion.

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The human factor

When does a natural event become a disaster?

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Technologies for the energy transition - GFZ-report evaluates deep geothermal energy

A GFZ report on deep geothermal energy highlights the status and the options of future development of this technology.

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Personalia | Two new Helmholtz Young Investigator Groups at the GFZ

Patricia Martínez-Garzón and Sergey Lobanov successfully applied for a Helmholtz Young Investigator Group at the GFZ.

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Volcanic tramping in Eastern Sicily: An old system feeds “young” Etna

An international team searched for the source of magmas of Etna and examined why the ground south of Etna does not emit lava anymore.

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Methane eating microbes in thawing permafrost identified

Microbial activity in submerged permafrost may prevent large amounts of methane to be released to the water column and the atmosphere.

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