For the publicJourney to the Centre of the Earth: the first 23cm

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Millions of individual organisms and many thousands of species can be found in just one teaspoon of soil. Scientists from Rothamsted Research are using new methods to study this huge complexity in soil, to understand how it works and what previously undiscovered organisms it may contain. This research was presented to the public at the Royal Society’s annual Summer Science Exhibition, which ran from 25 June to 4 July 2010. Welcome to a virtual version of this exhibit.

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Scientists: Penny Hirsch, Ian Clark, Penny Hirsch and Felicity Crotty

Journey to the Centre of the Earth: the first 23cm