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Stories by Steven Soter

What Is a Planet?

The controversial new official definition of "planet," which banished Pluto, has its flaws but by and large captures essential scientific principles

January 1, 2007 — Steven Soter

The Deep-Earth-Gas Hypothesis

There is much evidence indicating that earthquakes release gases from deep in the earth's mantle. Such gases may include methane of nonbiological origin, which could be a vast resource of fuel

June 1, 1980 — Steven Soter and Thomas Gold

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