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Dozens of new Ichthyosaur Found
Dozens of new Ichthyosaur Found

Dozens of nearly complete skeletons of prehistoric marine reptiles have been uncovered near a melting glacier in southern Chile. Sci...

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EARTH Magazine: Asbestos Found in Nevada And Arizona
EARTH Magazine: Asbestos Found in Nevada And Arizona

Alexandria, Va. -- In 2011, geologists at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, began discovering asbestos where none should be -- in ...

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Ancient deformation of the lithosphere revealed
Ancient deformation of the lithosphere revealed

Color-shaded relief map with simplified tectonic units of eastern Asia. Since the Late Cretaceous, lithosphere extension was induced by ...

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Global warming won't mean more stormy weather
Global warming won't mean more stormy weather

A study led by atmospheric physicists at the University of Toronto finds that global warming will not lead to an overall increasingly s...

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Using the Richter Scale to Measure Earthquakes
Using the Richter Scale to Measure Earthquakes

The Richter magnitude scale (also Richter scale) assigns a magnitude number to quantify the energy released by an earthquake. The Rich...

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Where did the missing oil go?
Where did the missing oil go?

Oil platform silhouette in Gulf of Mexico (stock image). A new study finds that some 6 million to 10 million gallons are buried in the s...

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Iceland rises as its glaciers melt from climate change
Iceland rises as its glaciers melt from climate change

This global positioning satellite receiver is part of Iceland's network of 62 such receivers that geoscientists are using to detect ...

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The two faces of Mars
The two faces of Mars

Mars has two differently shaped hemispheres: the lowlands of the northern hemisphere and the volcanic highlands (yellow to red regions) o...

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Stanford Scientists Use Ocean Waves to Monitor Offshore Oil And Gas Fields
Stanford Scientists Use Ocean Waves to Monitor Offshore Oil And Gas Fields

A technology developed by Stanford scientists for passively probing the seafloor using weak seismic waves generated by the ocean could ...

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Nannofossils from El Hierro Place the Canaries Closer to Hawaii
Nannofossils from El Hierro Place the Canaries Closer to Hawaii

Pieces of sediment from the Cretaceous period encased in lava floated to the surface with the underwater eruption of El Hierro in 2011,...

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Missing link in metal physics explains Earth's magnetic field
Missing link in metal physics explains Earth's magnetic field

Earth's magnetic field is crucial for our existence, as it shields the life on our planet's surface from deadly cosmic rays. It...

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Slope on ocean surface lowers sea level in Europe
Slope on ocean surface lowers sea level in Europe

Research at the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) has discovered that a 'slope' on the ocean surface in the Strait of Gibr...

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Akun island columnar basalt, Alaska, United States
Akun island columnar basalt, Alaska, United States

The largest state in the United states by area but the least densely populated, Alaska has Akun Island having basalt and number ...

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Geothermal microbial reservoirs: Staircase fractures in microbialites and travertines
Geothermal microbial reservoirs: Staircase fractures in microbialites and travertines

Figure 7 from Maggi et al.: Examples of gentle slope deposits are shown. Scattered fractures with staircase geometry show prevailing ext...

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The world's oldest known snake fossils: Rolling back the clock by nearly 70 million years
The world's oldest known snake fossils: Rolling back the clock by nearly 70 million years

Artist's conception of three of the four newly identified ancient snakes: (top left) Portugalophis lignites (Upper Jurassic) in a gi...

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10 Most Beneficial Minerals and Why
10 Most Beneficial Minerals and Why

Bauxite and Al-hydroxides    Major sources of aluminum. Bauxite  Aluminum in bauxite is hosted by aluminum hydroxide mi...

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