'Crystal Clocks' Used to Time Magma Storage Before Volcanic Eruptions
'Crystal Clocks' Used to Time Magma Storage Before Volcanic Eruptions

Zircon. Photo: MicrolabNW The molten rock that feeds volcanoes can be stored in the Earth's crust for as long as a thousand years,...

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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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