Mineral Often Found on Mars Discovered Deep in Antarctic Ice
Mineral Often Found on Mars Discovered Deep in Antarctic Ice

Jarosite crystal. photo by: Christian Rewitzer   Martian mineral, rare on Earth, found locked in Antarctic ice Scientists boring more than a...

Read more »

The Atlantic Ocean Is Getting Wider Every Year
The Atlantic Ocean Is Getting Wider Every Year

   The Atlantic Ocean Is Getting Wider Every Year, Pushing the Americas Away From Europe and Africa An upsurge of matter from deep beneath t...

Read more »

Study Shows What Earth's Future Supercontinent Will Look Like
Study Shows What Earth's Future Supercontinent Will Look Like

   Some 200 million years ago, the supercontinent of Pangea split apart and created the continents we see on Earth today, separated by vast ...

Read more »

Gemologist Discovers Rock That Looks Like Cookie Monster
Gemologist Discovers Rock That Looks Like Cookie Monster

Dead ringer for Cookie Monster? (Image credit: Kennedy News & Media)   You never know what you're going to get when you crack open a...

Read more »

Dinosaur Unearthed in Argentina Could Be the World's Largest Land Animal Ever
Dinosaur Unearthed in Argentina Could Be the World's Largest Land Animal Ever

  Paleontologists discovered the fossilized remains of a 98 million-year-old titanosaur in Neuquén Province in Argentina's northwest P...

Read more »

Why Is Wave Rock Shaped Like a Wave?
Why Is Wave Rock Shaped Like a Wave?

Wave Rock Western Australia It's all about erosion—but not as we know it. The story of Wave Rock begins millions of years ago, as rock m...

Read more »

Tiny, Mineral Grains Could Explain a Fundamental Tectonic Force
Tiny, Mineral Grains Could Explain a Fundamental Tectonic Force

Mylonite from near Røragen, Norway. Photo: Mikenorton   Subduction happens when one tectonic plate slides under another plate and then sinks...

Read more »

Stunning Heart-Shaped Amethyst Geode Discovered by Miners in Uruguay
Stunning Heart-Shaped Amethyst Geode Discovered by Miners in Uruguay

The New Treasure | Photo by: Uruguay Minerals   There are probably thousands of heart-shaped gems manufactured for gifts on Valentine’s Day,...

Read more »

50 Million-Year-Old Fossil Assassin Bug Has Unusually Well-preserved Anatomy
50 Million-Year-Old Fossil Assassin Bug Has Unusually Well-preserved Anatomy

Recovered from the Green River Formation in present-day Colorado, this fossil represents a new genus and species of predatory insects known ...

Read more »

57,000-Year-Old Frozen Remains of Wolf Pup Found in Canada
57,000-Year-Old Frozen Remains of Wolf Pup Found in Canada

Credit: Government of Yukon   A wolf cub that was found mummified in northern Canada lived at least 56,000 years ago, scientists say. Hidden...

Read more »

Geyser Activity Does Not Foretell Yellowstone Volcanic Eruptions
Geyser Activity Does Not Foretell Yellowstone Volcanic Eruptions

  When Yellowstone National Park's Steamboat Geyser—which shoots water higher than any active geyser in the world—reawakened in 2018 aft...

Read more »
 
 
Top