0
Magnitude-4.8 Earthquake Widely Felt Across Washington State
Magnitude-4.8 Earthquake Widely Felt Across Washington State

A magnitude-4.8 earthquake in Canada jolted residents across northwest Washington state, but ...

Read more »

0
 San Andreas May Be a 'Zipper' Fault
San Andreas May Be a 'Zipper' Fault

The San Andreas Fault super-imposed over the California landscape seen in a shuttle photo. Credit:...

Read more »

0
 Frictional heat dehydrates magma
Frictional heat dehydrates magma

The volcano Santiaguito in Guatemala. In contrast to the conventional view, new findings de...

Read more »

0
Researchers find evidence of cavity-dwelling microbial life from 3 billion years ago
Researchers find evidence of cavity-dwelling microbial life from 3 billion years ago

Raman micro-spectroscopy. A, B: Thin section photomicrographs (left) and corresponding Raman int...

Read more »

0
Permian-Triassic Boundary
Permian-Triassic Boundary

This place is located at Austinmer, a coastal suburb between Sydney and Wollongong. Photo Cred...

Read more »

0
Geologic formation could hold clues to melting glacier floodwaters
Geologic formation could hold clues to melting glacier floodwaters

Geologists investigating an unusual landform in the Wabash River Valley in southern Illinois ...

Read more »

0
Evidence of past volcanic activity in the Caribbean Sea
Evidence of past volcanic activity in the Caribbean Sea

The Lesser Antilles island chain. Credit: Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/G...

Read more »

0
Mystery of heat loss from the Earth's crust has been solved
Mystery of heat loss from the Earth's crust has been solved

Vent chimneys at the Von Damm Vent site. Credit: The National Oceanography Centre ...

Read more »

1
The largest Tanzanite crystal in the world
The largest Tanzanite crystal in the world

Photo credit TanzaniteOne   Tanzanite is the blue/violet variety of the mineral zoisite (a c...

Read more »

1
Are Geologists able to drill to the center of the Earth?
Are Geologists able to drill to the center of the Earth?

In a word, no. The center of the Earth is roughly 3,959 miles (6,371 km) down. The deepest ...

Read more »

0
Methane emissions in Arctic cold season higher than expected
Methane emissions in Arctic cold season higher than expected

Eddy covariance flux tower in winter in Atqasuk, Alaska, USA (Global Change Research Group, San D...

Read more »

0
Radioactive matter migrates more quickly through fractured carbonate rock
Radioactive matter migrates more quickly through fractured carbonate rock

Natural radioactivity from uranium-bearing rock, N Saskatchewan. ( Researchers at Ben-Gurion ...

Read more »

0
Darwin's finches may face extinction
Darwin's finches may face extinction

Mathematical simulations at the University of Utah show parasitic flies may spell extinction fo...

Read more »

0
Setting a new course for extracting uranium from seawater
Setting a new course for extracting uranium from seawater

Using high-energy X-rays, researchers discovered uranium is bound by adsorbent fibers in an unant...

Read more »

0
Gradients in the Earth's outermost core
Gradients in the Earth's outermost core

Evidence that the outermost portion of the Earth’s core is stratified is provided by earthquake...

Read more »

0
 The oldest known rock on Planet Earth
The oldest known rock on Planet Earth

Fragment of Acasta gneiss The Acasta Gneiss is a tonalite gneiss in the Slave craton in North...

Read more »
 
 
Top