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Largest freshwater lake on Earth was reduced to desert dunes in just a few hundred years
Largest freshwater lake on Earth was reduced to desert dunes in just a few hundred years

Fossilized fish. The drying of Lake Mega-Chad reveals a story of dramatic climate change in the ...

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Helium leakage from Earth's mantle in Los Angeles Basin
Helium leakage from Earth's mantle in Los Angeles Basin

The Newport-Inglewood fault was responsible for the 4.9 magnitude Inglewood earthquake in 1920 a...

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Indonesian mud volcano likely human-caused
Indonesian mud volcano likely human-caused

Earthquake not to blame for Indonesian mud volcano New research hopes to close the debate on w...

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Optimizing shale gas production from well to wire
Optimizing shale gas production from well to wire

A researcher has analyzed the life-cycle of the shale gas supply chain and operations and foun...

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Opportunities for geothermal energy: New method reveals past underground temperatures
Opportunities for geothermal energy: New method reveals past underground temperatures

Rocks store information about the temperatures that they have experienced. Wageningen Universit...

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A 'hydrothermal siphon' drives water circulation through the seafloor
A 'hydrothermal siphon' drives water circulation through the seafloor

Studies by Andrew Fisher and colleagues have shown that seamounts provide conduits through whic...

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Image: Central California and the San Andreas Fault
Image: Central California and the San Andreas Fault

Credit: Copernicus data (2015)/ESA This image captured by Sentinel-1A's radar on 1 April 2...

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Earth's daily rotation period encoded in an atomic-level protein structure
Earth's daily rotation period encoded in an atomic-level protein structure

This image shows Earth and the circadian clock protein KaiC. Scientists have demonstrated...

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Magnitude-5.8 quake shakes buildings in south-central Alaska
Magnitude-5.8 quake shakes buildings in south-central Alaska

A magnitude-5.8 earthquake has rocked south-central Alaska, but the U.S. Geological Survey say...

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Scientists persuade volcanoes to tell their stories
Scientists persuade volcanoes to tell their stories

Laser compositional image in 3D of a volcanic crystal. Different crystal zones are shown with di...

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Understanding subduction zone earthquakes: The 2004 Sumatra earthquake
Understanding subduction zone earthquakes: The 2004 Sumatra earthquake

Location map of Sumatra, Indonesia, depicting rupture areas for the AD 2004 and 2005 subduction z...

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Uplifted island
Uplifted island

Uplift in the Santa María island as a result of the Maule earthquake in 2010. The island experie...

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New estimates of deep carbon cycle
New estimates of deep carbon cycle

Major fluxes of carbon estimated by Craig Manning and Peter Kelemen. Over billions of yea...

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Lake Fire in California burns over 11,000 acres
Lake Fire in California burns over 11,000 acres

The Lake Fire located in San Bernardino National Forest was reported just before 4:00 p.m. on J...

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Sixth mass extinction is here: Humanity's existence threatened
Sixth mass extinction is here: Humanity's existence threatened

Chart shows the enormous uptick in species loss over the last century. Biologists  have us...

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