Secret of Explosive Volcanism Unlocked
Secret of Explosive Volcanism Unlocked

Hot lava spew from the crater of Mount Merapi as seen from Babadan village in Magelang in 2001. Credit: Dita Alangkara/AP When will t...

Read more »

The Gachalá Emerald
The Gachalá Emerald

The Gachalá Emerald, one of the largest and valuable gem emeralds in the world, at 858 carats uncut. It was found in the mine called Ve...

Read more »

Newly Discovered Fossil Bird Fills in Gap Between Dinosaurs and Modern Fliers
Newly Discovered Fossil Bird Fills in Gap Between Dinosaurs and Modern Fliers

Artist’s depiction of Fukuipteryx prima. Image: Masanori Yoshida The fossils of a bird that lived 120 million years ago, during the ...

Read more »

The Mysterious 'Tully Monster' Just Got More Mysterious
The Mysterious 'Tully Monster' Just Got More Mysterious

Artist’s impression of Tullimonstrum, and The Tullimonstrum fossil. Ghedoghedo/Wikimedia Every now and again, scientists discover fos...

Read more »

Pamukkale: Amazing Geological Wonder
Pamukkale: Amazing Geological Wonder

Pamukkale is actually Turkish for “cotton castle”, a name that we think manages to characterize the true inner “fluffiness” of this pla...

Read more »

Scientists Unearth Huge Claw From 110-million-year-old Carnivorous Dinosaur
Scientists Unearth Huge Claw From 110-million-year-old Carnivorous Dinosaur

Fossilised 20 centimetre long hand claw of theropod discovered at Eric the West site on Victoria’s Otway Coast. Credit: Stephen Poropat/M...

Read more »

New Way to Date Rocks
New Way to Date Rocks

Photo: The Mineral Collective A new way to date a common mineral could help pinpoint ore deposits and improve mineral exploration glob...

Read more »

What Makes Earth's Surface Move?
What Makes Earth's Surface Move?

Do tectonic plates move because of motion in the Earth's mantle, or is the mantle driven by the movement of the plates? Or could it...

Read more »

Woman Finds 3.29 Carat Diamond at Arkansas State Park
Woman Finds 3.29 Carat Diamond at Arkansas State Park

An Arkansas woman walked away with a 3.29-carat diamond at Crater of Diamonds State Park on Tuesday. Pat Choate and her husband made ...

Read more »
 
 
Top