Rethinking copper deposits

Geologists have long studied porphyry copper deposits, which provide most of the world’s supply of the metal. However, two new studies suggest scientists may need to rethink how these deposits form. Learn more in my story for EARTH Magazine.

Granite planet

Granite is the most common rock in continental crust, but only on Earth. So far, scientists have not found significant amounts of granite on any other planets. What makes ours different? Water. Learn how our oceans have shaped the world we live on in my blog post for Nautilus.