Explosions at Hawaii's Kilauea Summit Keep Producing Magnitude 5.3 Quakes
Explosions at Hawaii's Kilauea Summit Keep Producing Magnitude 5.3 Quakes

The Kilauea volcano's Halema'uma'u crater erupted ash plumes. For the seventh time in eight days, an explosion at the Kila...

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Site of the Next Major Earthquake on the San Andreas Fault?
Site of the Next Major Earthquake on the San Andreas Fault?

Map showing the faults and uplifting late Cenozoic basin fill (gray) of southeastern California. A larger version is available. Many r...

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World's Tallest Active Geyser Erupts in Yellowstone National Park for the 9th Time
World's Tallest Active Geyser Erupts in Yellowstone National Park for the 9th Time

Yellowstone National Park's Steamboat Geyser is the region's largest and up until 2018, it's also erupted qui...

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Kilauea's Summit Crater Has Been Radically Transformed
Kilauea's Summit Crater Has Been Radically Transformed

The lava lake in the summit crater of Hawaii's Kilauea volcano has been rising in recent Throughout Kilauea’s ongoing and spectac...

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'Slow Earthquakes' on San Andreas Fault Increase Risk of Large Quakes
'Slow Earthquakes' on San Andreas Fault Increase Risk of Large Quakes

The southern San Andreas Fault slices across the Carrizo Plain in California. Both the northern and southern sections of the San Andreas ...

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True Origin of Ancient Turquoise
True Origin of Ancient Turquoise

New research published today in the journal Science Advances overturns more than a century of thought about the source of turquoise u...

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These Are the Most Ancient Frogs Ever Found Preserved in Amber
These Are the Most Ancient Frogs Ever Found Preserved in Amber

99-million-year-old amber fossils provide the earliest direct evidence of frogs living in wet, tropical forests. Credit: Lida Xing/China ...

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Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano Has Created 250 Acres of New Land
Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano Has Created 250 Acres of New Land

The remains of the Kapoho Beach Lots subdivision and a fissure flow front at the town of Kapoho in Hawaii (US Geological Survey/AP) ...

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Is Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano Shooting Green Gems Into the Air?
Is Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano Shooting Green Gems Into the Air?

Hawaii's Kilauea volcano has been fiercely erupting for well over a month. Now, residents are finding little green gems that have f...

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Hawaii Volcano: Pele's Hair Is Falling From the Sky
Hawaii Volcano: Pele's Hair Is Falling From the Sky

A photo of Pele’s hair on the Big Island in Hawaii. Fine, glass tendrils — Pele’s hair — are flying around Big Island after explosive ...

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Texas & New Mexico: Places Where Can You Go to Dig for Gemstones
Texas & New Mexico: Places Where Can You Go to Dig for Gemstones

Photo: Structure_Minerals Both Texas and New Mexico have a nice variety of mineral specimens that can be found including fluorit...

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Scientists Discover 'Oldest Footprints on Earth'
Scientists Discover 'Oldest Footprints on Earth'

The identity of the creature that made the 546-million-year-old tracks is still unknown, but they come from the period when the earlies...

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Steamboat Geyser Erupts for 8th Time Since March, and Scientists Aren't Sure Why
Steamboat Geyser Erupts for 8th Time Since March, and Scientists Aren't Sure Why

Yellowstone's Steamboat Geyser's rare eruption The Steamboat Geyser in Yellowstone National Park erupted for just the tenth ti...

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Lava Evaporates Hawaii's Largest Lake in a Matter of Hours
Lava Evaporates Hawaii's Largest Lake in a Matter of Hours

Lava flow from Fissure 8 enters Kapoho Bay, Hawaii Last Friday, Green Lake, also known as Ka Wai a Pele, was Hawaii’s largest freshwa...

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Large Igneous Provinces Contribute to Ups and Downs in Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide
Large Igneous Provinces Contribute to Ups and Downs in Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide

About 250 million years ago, a massive volcanic eruption flooded modern-day Siberia with lava, creating the Siberian Traps, giant plate...

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Yellowstone Volcano Magma ‘is Heating the Boiler’ - Experts Estimate Recharging Chamber
Yellowstone Volcano Magma ‘is Heating the Boiler’ - Experts Estimate Recharging Chamber

Researchers at Washington State University and the University of Idaho have found a new way to estimate how fast magma is recharging ...

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Earthquakes Rock Kilauea's Summit, Lava Covers Nearly 5,000 Acres
Earthquakes Rock Kilauea's Summit, Lava Covers Nearly 5,000 Acres

A bird rests on a wire as lava from a Kilauea volcano fissure erupts on Hawaii's . Earthquakes are still rattling the summit of H...

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Why Is Guatemala's Volcanic Eruption So Much Deadlier Than Hawaii's?
Why Is Guatemala's Volcanic Eruption So Much Deadlier Than Hawaii's?

Erupting Fuego volcano in Guatemala has killed at least 33 Both eruptions swallowed homes and reminded everyone how ferocious natu...

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