Giant Earthquakes Not as Random as Thought
Giant Earthquakes Not as Random as Thought

Collapsed building in Concepción. chile earthquake By analyzing sediment cores from Chilean lakes, an international team of scientists...

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Fossil of School Bus-sized Dinosaur Discovered in Egypt Is a Really Big Deal
Fossil of School Bus-sized Dinosaur Discovered in Egypt Is a Really Big Deal

New Egyptian dinosaur fossil reveals link between Africa and Europe Say hello to Mansourasaurus shahinae, a 14,000-pound titanosaur th...

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Huge Rare Emerald Discovered in Ural Mountains
Huge Rare Emerald Discovered in Ural Mountains

© Press service of Malyshevsky Mine Huge Rare Emerald Discovered in Russian Urals An emerald weighing more than 1.6 kg has been fo...

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California's Rodeo Drive Could Be at Risk for a Huge Earthquake
California's Rodeo Drive Could Be at Risk for a Huge Earthquake

Interactive map: See where the new fault zones are located LAT/CGS/Google Maps New data from state geologists show that an earthquake...

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Volcanos, Earthquakes: The 'Ring of Fire' Explodes in Activity
Volcanos, Earthquakes: The 'Ring of Fire' Explodes in Activity

Mt Mayon January 22 spewed a huge column of ash five kilometres high. Ezra Acayan/al Jazeera Earthquakes and volcanic eruptions have b...

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The Ring of Fire
The Ring of Fire

Ring of Fire Map By USSG What is the Ring of Fire? The Ring of Fire is a major area in the basin of the Pacific Ocean where a larg...

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California Rocked by Three Earthquakes in One Day
California Rocked by Three Earthquakes in One Day

5.8 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Off Northern California Coast Three earthquakes hit California on Thursday, one as far south as Trabu...

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Novel Hypothesis on Why Animals Diversified on Earth
Novel Hypothesis on Why Animals Diversified on Earth

Trilobite fossil (stock image). Can tumors teach us about animal evolution on Earth? Researchers believe so and now present a novel h...

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Incredibly Frozen ‘Slurpee’ Waves Spotted On The Coast Of Nantucket
Incredibly Frozen ‘Slurpee’ Waves Spotted On The Coast Of Nantucket

The air was so cold on Jan. 2, 2018, that the waves froze on Nobadeer Beach in Nantucket, Massachusetts. Credit: Jonathan Nimerfroh/jdnp...

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Tiny Crystals Could Help Predict Volcanic Eruptions
Tiny Crystals Could Help Predict Volcanic Eruptions

A team of scientists may have developed a new method of predicting potentially deadly eruptions, by studying tiny crystals ...

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Scientists Find Oxidized Iron Deep Within the Earth's Interior
Scientists Find Oxidized Iron Deep Within the Earth's Interior

Diamonds with garnet inclusions can form at depths down to 550 kilometres below the surface. Image: Jeff W. Harris, University of Glasgow...

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1.7-Billion-Year-Old Chunk of North America Found Sticking to Australia
1.7-Billion-Year-Old Chunk of North America Found Sticking to Australia

Scientists discover a piece of America in northern Australia Researchers believe Australia was part of North America 1.7B years ago G...

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Tsunami Warning for Us West Coast After Magnitude-7.9 Earthquake Off Alaska
Tsunami Warning for Us West Coast After Magnitude-7.9 Earthquake Off Alaska

A magnitude-7.9 earthquake detected in the Gulf of Alaska has triggered tsunami warnings in Alaska and tsunami watches across several...

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Study Sheds Light on How Fracking Increases Earthquake Risk
Study Sheds Light on How Fracking Increases Earthquake Risk

The volume of hydraulic fracturing fluid and the location of well pads control the frequency and occurrence of measurable earthquakes, ...

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Does the Moon’s Phase Cause Earthquakes?
Does the Moon’s Phase Cause Earthquakes?

Japan, March 11, 2011 There’s a popular belief that earthquakes are more frequent when the moon is close to full. The explanation i...

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Meteorite Hunters Find First Fragments of Michigan Meteor
Meteorite Hunters Find First Fragments of Michigan Meteor

Three meteorites are on display Friday at Longway Planetarium in Flint. (Photo Credit: Ian Wood) Meteorite hunters have found the fir...

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