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Tectonic Plate Deformation: Weaker Material in Older Plates May Cause Increased Deformation

Tectonic Plate Deformation: Weaker Material in Older Plates May Cause Increased Deformation

Image courtesy of Jennifer Girard. Tectonic plates and subducting slabs, portions of tectonic plates that have slid under other plates, hold the secrets to the movement of land masses. Previous evidence showed that older slabs, which are colder and supposedly

Paired Growth: What stars reveal about black holes

Paired Growth: What stars reveal about black holes

Black holes, with intense gravity that even light cannot escape, have long intrigued astronomers and physicists. These black holes often lie at the center of galaxies, gradually pulling in stellar material. Previous research found proof of a positive correlation between