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The two phases of quartz, showing the rotations of the SiO4 tetrahedra that lead to changes in symmetry without a large-scale rearrangement of the structure. Quartz serves as a prototype system for testing many ideas, such as our Rigid Unit Mode theory.
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Earth Sciences at Cambridge

Booking for the Cambridge Open Days on Thursday 5 and Friday 6 July 2018 is now open

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Saturday 22 September 2018: A one-day conference bringing together international scientists to mark 200 years since Adam Sedgwick was appointed to the Woodwardian Chair of Geology.

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