World's Tallest Active Geyser Erupts in Yellowstone National Park for the 9th Time
World's Tallest Active Geyser Erupts in Yellowstone National Park for the 9th Time

Yellowstone National Park's Steamboat Geyser is the region's largest and up until 2018, it's also erupted qui...

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Kilauea's Summit Crater Has Been Radically Transformed
Kilauea's Summit Crater Has Been Radically Transformed

The lava lake in the summit crater of Hawaii's Kilauea volcano has been rising in recent Throughout Kilauea’s ongoing and spectac...

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'Slow Earthquakes' on San Andreas Fault Increase Risk of Large Quakes
'Slow Earthquakes' on San Andreas Fault Increase Risk of Large Quakes

The southern San Andreas Fault slices across the Carrizo Plain in California. Both the northern and southern sections of the San Andreas ...

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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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