Lava in Hawaii So Widespread It Can Be Seen From Space
Lava in Hawaii So Widespread It Can Be Seen From Space

The fissures spewing lava in the eastern district of Puna on Hawaii's Big Island can be seen from space in this cropped photo taken M...

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Weird Utah Fossil Forces Scientists to Rethink What They Know About Pangea
Weird Utah Fossil Forces Scientists to Rethink What They Know About Pangea

A weird 130-million-year old skull discovered in eastern Utah is shaking up what we know about mammals and the ancient giant landmass ...

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Giant Canyons Discovered in Antarctica
Giant Canyons Discovered in Antarctica

It was thought that a gap in the Transantarctic Mountains could provide a route for ice to escape from the east of the continent to the w...

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Hawaii's Erupting Kilauea Volcano Is Now Spouting Blue Flames of Burning Methane
Hawaii's Erupting Kilauea Volcano Is Now Spouting Blue Flames of Burning Methane

Blue burning flames of methane gas erupt through cracks in the Leilani Estates neighborhood of Pahoa Blue flames burning in the lava ...

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World's Tallest Active Geyser Awakens in Yellowstone
World's Tallest Active Geyser Awakens in Yellowstone

It was the talk of the boardwalk. Everyone had heard that there was an unusually active geyser at Yellowstone National Park in the Nor...

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Earth's Magnetic Field Is Drifting Westward, and Nobody Knows Why
Earth's Magnetic Field Is Drifting Westward, and Nobody Knows Why

Earth’s magnetic field protects us from the solar wind by deflecting the charged particles. And for some reason, the field has been drif...

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Hawaii Lava Finally Reaches the Pacific - Only to Create Another Deadly Danger
Hawaii Lava Finally Reaches the Pacific - Only to Create Another Deadly Danger

Ocean entry photograph from Civil Air Patrol (CAP) overflight taken at about 12:50PM. First it was catastrophic lava. Then it was su...

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A Mineral Is Stealing Iron From Earth's Crust
A Mineral Is Stealing Iron From Earth's Crust

 Spessartine Garnet What makes the Red Planet red? The answer, as Sherlock Holmes might say, is elementary. And that element is iron. ...

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Hawaii Volcano Shoots Up Smoke and Ash as a New Crack Opens
Hawaii Volcano Shoots Up Smoke and Ash as a New Crack Opens

Activity in the lower East Rift Zone ramped up overnight and this morning. During an overflight, HVO scientists observed a very activ...

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