Billion-year-old Seaweed is Oldest Green Plant Fossil Ever Found
Billion-year-old Seaweed is Oldest Green Plant Fossil Ever Found

Green seaweeds, which may have looked like this when they were alive, might be ancestors to all land plants Photo: Dinghua Yang Billi...

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Earth Has a New Geologic Age: The Chibanian
Earth Has a New Geologic Age: The Chibanian

A photo shows the cliffside in Japan's Chiba prefecture that's part of a line of sediment that recorded the geologic history of t...

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Frozen Bird Found in Siberia is 46,000 Years Old
Frozen Bird Found in Siberia is 46,000 Years Old

This 46,000-year-old 'ice bird' was so well preserved that fossil hunters mistook it for an unfortunate creature that 'died y...

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Rare And Fleeting 'Volcanoes' Have Been Erupting at Lake Michigan
Rare And Fleeting 'Volcanoes' Have Been Erupting at Lake Michigan

"Ice volcanoes" can be seen erupted on Sunday along the shore of Lake Michigan. (National Weather Service Grand Rapids) &#...

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Chalcanthite: Facts About Chalcanthite
Chalcanthite: Facts About Chalcanthite

Beautiful Chalcanthite from Planet Mine, La Paz Co., Arizona Photo: @allans_minerals/Instagram Chalcanthite is a richly colored blue/...

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More Than 99 Carats of Arkansas Diamonds Found at Park in 2019
More Than 99 Carats of Arkansas Diamonds Found at Park in 2019

Pat Choate, of Jacksonville, found a 3.29-carat brown diamond she named "Illusive Dream," calling it a dream come true after ma...

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Is Black Quartz Natural?
Is Black Quartz Natural?

Quartz may be the second most common mineral on our planet’s crust, but everyone from the ancient Egyptians and Australian Aborigines ...

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New Research Reveals Violent Birth of Continent Zealandia
New Research Reveals Violent Birth of Continent Zealandia

Continent Zealandia Recent seafloor drilling has revealed that the "hidden continent " of Zealandia -- a region of contine...

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 Oldest Record Of Primitive Bee With Pollen Dates Back 100 Million Years
Oldest Record Of Primitive Bee With Pollen Dates Back 100 Million Years

100-million-year-old Discoscapa apicula. The bee is carrying four beetle triungulins. Credit: George Poinar Jr., OSU College of Science. ...

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