Yellowstone Volcano Was Hit by Earthquake Swarm of 2,500 Tremors
Yellowstone Volcano Was Hit by Earthquake Swarm of 2,500 Tremors

Last summer, Yellowstone National Park was hit by a huge earthquake swarm. Over the course of three months, the park experienced over 2...

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Largest Known Diamond in North America Found
Largest Known Diamond in North America Found

The record-setting stone was found in October, according to Dominion Diamond Mines. The find is said to be more than double the weight of...

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Oceans Are Being Sucked Into Earth’s Interior Through World’s Deepest Trenches
Oceans Are Being Sucked Into Earth’s Interior Through World’s Deepest Trenches

File photo of a deep sea trench. The Mariana Trench is the deepest natural point on Earth. Photo: ISTOCK Three times more wa...

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Two Earthquakes Shake Eastern Tennessee, Felt by Some in Upstate
Two Earthquakes Shake Eastern Tennessee, Felt by Some in Upstate

Google Map. Two earthquakes struck Wednesday morning in eastern Tennessee, rattling people awake across several Southeastern states. ...

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Scientists Reveal a Massive Biosphere of Life Hidden Under Earth's Surface
Scientists Reveal a Massive Biosphere of Life Hidden Under Earth's Surface

A nematode (eukaryote) in a biofilm of microorganisms. This deep-dwelling creature (Poikilolaimus sp.) was discovered in the Kopanang gol...

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NASA: Arctic Sea Ice Decline Slows Down Temporarily
NASA: Arctic Sea Ice Decline Slows Down Temporarily

Captured on Landsat 8, the image shows a view of the Anzhu Islands in the Arctic Ocean during the summer melt season. (Photo courtesy: Na...

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This Beach Has Sand That Looks Exactly Like Popcorn
This Beach Has Sand That Looks Exactly Like Popcorn

Photo By: @_irens_/Instagram If you thought there were only sand and pebble beaches in the world, then you’re in for a surprise. Th...

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Gemstone Turns Out to Be Fossil of an Unknown Dinosaur
Gemstone Turns Out to Be Fossil of an Unknown Dinosaur

Opal boulders in Coober Pedy, Australia. Dmitry Chulov/Shutterstock A new kelpie-sized dinosaur has been identified in the Lightning R...

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Volcanoes Fueled by 'Mush' Reservoirs, Not Magma Chambers
Volcanoes Fueled by 'Mush' Reservoirs, Not Magma Chambers

Photo: (USGS) Volcanoes are not fed by molten magma formed in large chambers finds a new study, overturning classic ideas about volcan...

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