Iron Carbonates in Earth's Mantle Help Form Diamonds
Iron Carbonates in Earth's Mantle Help Form Diamonds

Iron Carbonates with SiO4 Under the peculiar conditions present deep in the Earth's mantle, iron carbonates can play a role in fo...

Read more »

NASA Sees Washington State 'Under Fire'
NASA Sees Washington State 'Under Fire'

Photo: NASA image courtesy Jeff Schmaltz, MODIS Rapid Response Team NOAA/NASA's Suomi NPP satellite's Visible Infrared Imagin...

Read more »

New Material Reportedly Changes Shape When Light Hits It
New Material Reportedly Changes Shape When Light Hits It

Scientists revealed a new material, a type of perovskites which can reportedly change its shape thanks to light. A team of KAUST scie...

Read more »

Construction Workers Unearth Rare Fossil in Thornton, Colorado
Construction Workers Unearth Rare Fossil in Thornton, Colorado

Construction crews uncovered a rare dinosaur fossil in Thornton on Friday,(Photo: City of Thornton) A construction crew unearthed a tri...

Read more »

Is Global Warming Fueling Increased Wildfire Risks?
Is Global Warming Fueling Increased Wildfire Risks?

A wildfire rages on in Black Forest, Colorado June 12, 2013. Its thick, bone-dry forests have contributed to the blaze. REUTERS/Rick Wilk...

Read more »

Scientists Make It Rain Diamonds in the Lab
Scientists Make It Rain Diamonds in the Lab

Photo: IES Consult Scientists Create 'Diamond Rain' That Forms Interior of Icy Giant     In an experiment designed to mimi...

Read more »

New Mineral Discovered in Hekla Volcano in Iceland
New Mineral Discovered in Hekla Volcano in Iceland

The new minerals were discovered in so-called fumaroles. A fumarole is an opening in the Earth, found near to volcanoes, from which gas a...

Read more »

Climate Change Won’t Stop Stony Corals From Making Rock
Climate Change Won’t Stop Stony Corals From Making Rock

Stalactite-lined Agatized Coral from Withlacoochee River, Lowndes Co., Georgia New research suggests stony corals may fare better und...

Read more »

How Continents Were Recycled
How Continents Were Recycled

How Continents Were Recycled Researchers from Germany and Switzerland have used computer simulations to analyse how plate tectonics hav...

Read more »

Flat Earthers Claim The Solar Eclipse Just Proved Earth Is Flat
Flat Earthers Claim The Solar Eclipse Just Proved Earth Is Flat

Flat Earth model and Sun As your news feed slowly starts to die down with news about last week’s solar eclipse, hundreds of scien...

Read more »

Extremely Rare Fancy Red Diamond Could Sell for Millions
Extremely Rare Fancy Red Diamond Could Sell for Millions

The Argyle Everglow, a 2.11-carat Fancy Red diamond, is the largest red diamond in the 33-year history of the Argyle Pink Diamonds Tender...

Read more »

Ancient Earth’s Hot Interior Created 'Graveyard' of Continental Slabs
Ancient Earth’s Hot Interior Created 'Graveyard' of Continental Slabs

Plate tectonics has shaped the Earth's surface for billions of years: Continents and oceanic crust have pushed and pulled on each ...

Read more »

Asteroid That Killed the Dinosaurs Created Endless Night and 18-month Winter as It Rained Fire
Asteroid That Killed the Dinosaurs Created Endless Night and 18-month Winter as It Rained Fire

Tremendous amounts of soot, lofted into the air from global wildfires following a massive asteroid strike 66 million years ago, would ...

Read more »

'Pink Star' Diamond: the World's Most Expensive Gem
'Pink Star' Diamond: the World's Most Expensive Gem

A giant diamond named the " Pink Star " broke the world record for a gemstone sold at auction when it fetched $71.2 million ...

Read more »

The Planggenstock Treasure Unearthed (Photos)
The Planggenstock Treasure Unearthed (Photos)

Paul von Känel with the crystals For millions of years an unrivalled treasure has grown inside the Planggenstock in the Gotthard massiv....

Read more »

Scientists Find Evidence for the Formation of Thinnest Possible Diamond
Scientists Find Evidence for the Formation of Thinnest Possible Diamond

Photo by Bakerbotha Scientists from the Brazilian Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais found new evidence that shows that diamonds c...

Read more »
 
 
Top