New Island of Lava Growing Off the Coast of Hawaiian Island
New Island of Lava Growing Off the Coast of Hawaiian Island

Lava has filled Kapoho Bay, on Hawaii's Big Island. © USGS Scientists discovered what appears to be a “new island” forming off the...

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Scientists Discover Earth's Youngest Banded Iron Formation
Scientists Discover Earth's Youngest Banded Iron Formation

Discovery provides evidence of iron-rich seawater much later than previously thought The discovery of Earth's youngest-ever ba...

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Vancouver Island Just Moved Away From the Coast
Vancouver Island Just Moved Away From the Coast

A graphic displays ETS tremor events over the last month. You might not have noticed it, but over the last few months Victoria move...

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Different Types and Colours of Moonstone
Different Types and Colours of Moonstone

Different Types and Colours of Moonstone Moonstone is a sodium potassium aluminium silicate with the chemical formula (Na,K)AlSi 3 O...

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Kilauea’s Heat Triggering Mass Amounts of Acid Rain
Kilauea’s Heat Triggering Mass Amounts of Acid Rain

This aerial U.S. Geological Survey photo from Sunday shows fissure 8 and open lava channel leading to the northeast. Sulfur dioxide emmis...

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Minerals Could Bear the Scars of Collisions With Dark Matter
Minerals Could Bear the Scars of Collisions With Dark Matter

Ancient minerals buried underground could bear scars of early collisions with dark matter. Minerals such as halite and zabuyelite could s...

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Scientists Defy 'Force of Nature' to Unlock Secrets of Hawaii Volcano
Scientists Defy 'Force of Nature' to Unlock Secrets of Hawaii Volcano

A geologist is collecting sample of molten lava from 2011 Kamoamoa eruption, at Kilauea Volcano, Hawaii, U.S. Dressed in heavy cotton...

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What Causes the Pink Color of Rose Quartz?
What Causes the Pink Color of Rose Quartz?

Rough Rose quartz. Rose quartz is a type of quartz which exhibits a pale pink to rose red hue. The color is usually considered as due...

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Watch This Whirlwind of Lava at Hawaii's Most Active Volcano
Watch This Whirlwind of Lava at Hawaii's Most Active Volcano

A whirlwind of lava has been captured on video near Hawaii's Kilauea volcano. The spectacle is caused when "hot gase...

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