The Largest Ammonite Ever Found?
The Largest Ammonite Ever Found?

Parapuzosia seppenradensis, biggest known ammonite, diameter 1.80 m. stands in the LWL-Museum of Natural History in Münster . The Ju...

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Newly Discovered Cousin of T. Rex Was a Pint-Sized Killer
Newly Discovered Cousin of T. Rex Was a Pint-Sized Killer

This  photo provided by Virginia Tech shows the fossilized bones of Suskityrannus hazelae. A new relative of the Tyrannosaurus rex -...

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From Earth's Deep Mantle, Scientists Find a New Way Volcanoes Form
From Earth's Deep Mantle, Scientists Find a New Way Volcanoes Form

Bermuda has a unique volcanic past. About 30 million years ago, a disturbance in the mantle’s transition zone supplied the magma to form ...

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The Moon Is Shrinking and That's Causing Moonquakes
The Moon Is Shrinking and That's Causing Moonquakes

This prominent thrust fault on the moon is one of thousands discovered by NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO). Credit: LROC NA...

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Ninety-nine-million-year-old Ammonite Trapped in Amber Discovered for First Time
Ninety-nine-million-year-old Ammonite Trapped in Amber Discovered for First Time

Amber Piece Showing Most Large Inclusions Credit NIGPAS Ancient marine organisms found trapped in amber alongside bugs and snails A...

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Moonstone Vs Opal — What's the Difference?
Moonstone Vs Opal — What's the Difference?

Definition: Moonstone is a sodium potassium aluminium silicate with the chemical formula (Na,K)AlSi 3 O 8 and belongs to the felds...

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Another Bat-Winged Dinosaur Has Been Found
Another Bat-Winged Dinosaur Has Been Found

Life reconstruction of the bizarre membranous-winged Ambopteryx longibrachi A new Jurassic non-avian theropod dinosaur from 163 millio...

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Earth's Core Shares Odd Similarity With Salad Dressing
Earth's Core Shares Odd Similarity With Salad Dressing

A laser-heated diamond anvil cell is used to simulate the pressure and temperature conditions of Earth’s core. Inset shows a scanning ele...

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Scientists Discover Perfectly Preserved Dinosaur Skin in Korea
Scientists Discover Perfectly Preserved Dinosaur Skin in Korea

Scientists found the perfectly preserved skin traces inside footprints left by a tiny theropod. Photo by Kyung Soo Kim, et al./Scientific...

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A 99-Million-Year-Old Millipede, Perfectly Preserved in Amber
A 99-Million-Year-Old Millipede, Perfectly Preserved in Amber

The newly described millipede (Burmanopetalum inexpectatum) seen in amber. Credit: Leif Moritz Amber from Age of the Dinosaurs Disc...

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Asteroid Samples Found With Water Hint Half Our Oceans Could Have Come From Space
Asteroid Samples Found With Water Hint Half Our Oceans Could Have Come From Space

The samples studied by Jin and Bose came from the feature called the Muses Sea, which is the smooth area in the middle of Itokawa. Credit...

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Largest Spider Fossil Found in Volcanic Ash
Largest Spider Fossil Found in Volcanic Ash

Fossil female golden orb-weaver spider (Nephila jurassica) from the Middle Jurassic of China. Credit: Paul Selden. The biggest known...

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The Largest Tyrannosaurus Rex Ever Discovered
The Largest Tyrannosaurus Rex Ever Discovered

© iStock/oversnap Paleontologists have discovered the biggest Tyrannosaurus rex fossil yet found, according to a new study. The fossi...

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In Diamonds' Flaws, Finding the Secret History of Continents
In Diamonds' Flaws, Finding the Secret History of Continents

A raw diamond from Sierra Leone with sulfur-containing mineral inclusions. The longevity of Earth's continents in the face of de...

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Second-Biggest Diamond in History Found
Second-Biggest Diamond in History Found

The 1,758-carat diamond found in Botswana. Source: Lucara Diamond Corp. A giant 1,758-carat diamond, the second-biggest ever discover...

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Earthquakes Happen Every 3 Minutes in Southern California, Study Shows
Earthquakes Happen Every 3 Minutes in Southern California, Study Shows

The San Andreas Fault system, which stretches more than 800 miles in California, causes a powerful earthquake about every 150 years...

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New Species of Giant Fossil Carnivore Found in Kenya
New Species of Giant Fossil Carnivore Found in Kenya

Simbakubwa kutokaafrika, an extinct hyaenodont, with a skull as large as that of a rhinoceros and enormous piercing canine teeth, would h...

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