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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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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