California Was Shaking Again Tuesday, With Six Earthquakes of 3.5 or Greater
California Was Shaking Again Tuesday, With Six Earthquakes of 3.5 or Greater

Photo: USGS California was struck by six earthquakes of a 3.5-magnitude or greater over a 24-hour period beginning Tuesday morning, ...

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Ringing Rocks A Geological and Musical Marvel
Ringing Rocks A Geological and Musical Marvel

Ringing Hill Park. Photo: Sherry M/TripAdvisor Although scientists don’t have a definitive answer as to why the rocks ring, they do have...

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What Delayed Earth’s Oxygenation?
What Delayed Earth’s Oxygenation?

Powering a massive biosphere on Earth, photosynthesis is the light-mediated reaction that converts carbon dioxide and water to carbohydrat...

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Geoscientists Were Wrong About the 'World's Largest Volcano'
Geoscientists Were Wrong About the 'World's Largest Volcano'

The Mauna Loa An Unexpected Discovery Just Changed The Ranking of Earth's Biggest Volcano Congratulations Mauna Loa, on the isla...

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Whole Lizard Discovered Inside 120 Million-year-old Dinosaur's Stomach
Whole Lizard Discovered Inside 120 Million-year-old Dinosaur's Stomach

A new lizard species in the abdomen of a specimen of Microraptor. Photo:Jingmai O'Connor A new species of lizard has been discover...

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What is Crazy Lace Agate?
What is Crazy Lace Agate?

Crazy lace agate From Chihuahua, Mun, de Buenaventura, Sierra Santa Lucia, Ejido Benito Juarez, Mexico. Credit: Anton   Lace Agate ...

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Scientists Find 68-million-year-old Triceratops Fossil in Colorado
Scientists Find 68-million-year-old Triceratops Fossil in Colorado

Triceratops skull found in Colorado during construction work Scientists say dinosaur fossils found in Colorado are those of a 68 mil...

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How Solar Heat Drives Rapid Melting of Parts of Antarctica's Largest Ice Shelf
How Solar Heat Drives Rapid Melting of Parts of Antarctica's Largest Ice Shelf

Summer sea surface temperature surrounding Antarctica (a) and in the Ross Sea (b) showing the strong seasonal warming within the Ross Sea...

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Mystery of Bizarre Salt Crystals in The Dead Sea Could Finally Be Solved
Mystery of Bizarre Salt Crystals in The Dead Sea Could Finally Be Solved

Salt Formations at the Dead Sea. Photo: VoteDeadSea. New research explains why salt crystals are piling up on the deepest parts of th...

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Will the Southern California Earthquakes Cause Yellowstone to Erupt?
Will the Southern California Earthquakes Cause Yellowstone to Erupt?

With the two strong earthquakes in southern California these past few days—a M6.4 on July 4 and a M7.1 a day later—it's a natural q...

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What Caused California’s Two Big Earthquakes?
What Caused California’s Two Big Earthquakes?

A fissure that opened in the desert during the powerful earthquake. Photo:David McNew/Reuters Map of California fault line. On the m...

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California Earthquake: More Powerful Earthquake Could Soon Strike, Experts Warn
California Earthquake: More Powerful Earthquake Could Soon Strike, Experts Warn

The foreshock originated along a strike-slip fault in the Eastern California Shear Zone, a region frequented by earthquake swarms, near...

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Another, Stronger Quake in Ridgecrest Shakes Southern California
Another, Stronger Quake in Ridgecrest Shakes Southern California

7.1 Magnitude Earthquake Rocks Southern California A magnitude 7.1 earthquake struck Southern California on Friday night, the second...

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Aftershocks Rattle California After the State's Strongest Earthquake in 2 Decades
Aftershocks Rattle California After the State's Strongest Earthquake in 2 Decades

Hundreds of aftershocks rumbled in Southern California on Friday, the day after the region was rocked by the strongest earthquake in t...

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Earthquake With Preliminary 6.6 Magnitude Rocks Southern California
Earthquake With Preliminary 6.6 Magnitude Rocks Southern California

USGS An 6.6 magnitude earthquake struck Southern California Thursday, shaking a widespread area. The quake was centered in the Searl...

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Earthquake Swarms Reveal Missing Piece of Tectonic Plate-volcano Puzzle
Earthquake Swarms Reveal Missing Piece of Tectonic Plate-volcano Puzzle

Rare earthquake occurrences have recently been documented at the boundary between the Pacific tectonic plate and the Philippine Sea plate...

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