Remarkable 380-Million-Year-Old Heart Discovered
Remarkable 380-Million-Year-Old Heart Discovered

The Gogo Fish Fossil Where the 380-million-year-old, 3d Preserved Heart Was Discovered by Researchers. Pictured at the Wa Museum. Credit: Ya...

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Scientists Discover Cannonball-sized Dinosaur Eggs Filled With Crystals
Scientists Discover Cannonball-sized Dinosaur Eggs Filled With Crystals

These could easily be mistaken for ordinary rocks or a strange type of ball, but they are actually dinosaur eggs from Qianshan, China. Image...

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Alert Level Raised at New Zealand's Taupo Volcano for 1st Time
Alert Level Raised at New Zealand's Taupo Volcano for 1st Time

Photo:  (George Novak/New Zealand Herald via AP) New Zealand volcano which caused the world's largest eruption of the past 5000 years is...

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Rare Mystery Diamonds Came From Outer Space, Scientists Report
Rare Mystery Diamonds Came From Outer Space, Scientists Report

  Scientists have debated its existence. Tiny traces provided clues. Now, researchers have confirmed the existence of a celestial diamond af...

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Never-before-seen Diamond Crystal Structure Found Inside A Meteorite
Never-before-seen Diamond Crystal Structure Found Inside A Meteorite

The Canyon Diablo Meteorite. Image credit: James St. John via Wikimedia Commons Weird Hexagonal Diamonds Came From an Asteroid-Dwarf Planet ...

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Yellowstone National Park's Roads Are "Melting"
Yellowstone National Park's Roads Are "Melting"

Thermal images and accompanying photographs of hot areas on Firehole Lake Drive in Lower Geyser Basin, Yellowstone National Park. a hot poth...

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Red Amber: Natural Rare Red Variety of Amber
Red Amber: Natural Rare Red Variety of Amber

Natural Red amber. Photo: PrimeStoneIndonesia     Amber is fossilized tree resin used for jewelry, decoration, medicine, and perfume. Specim...

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There's a 'Lost City' Deep in The Ocean, And It's a Place Unlike Anywhere Else
There's a 'Lost City' Deep in The Ocean, And It's a Place Unlike Anywhere Else

    Close to the summit of an underwater mountain west of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge, a jagged landscape of towers rises from the gloom. Their c...

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'Diamond Factory' Discovered at Boundary of Earth's Core
'Diamond Factory' Discovered at Boundary of Earth's Core

Mined in the municipality of Juína, Mato Grosso State, the diamonds were formed 410–660 kilometers deep inside the Earth. Credit: Suzette Ti...

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Giant Sauropod Dinosaur Skeleton Unearthed in Portugal
Giant Sauropod Dinosaur Skeleton Unearthed in Portugal

The excavation campaign at the Monte Agudo paleontological site (Pombal, Portugal) Credit: Instituto Dom Luiz   Portuguese man accidentally ...

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Scientists Discover Fossils of Giant Sea Lizard That Ruled the Oceans 66 Million Years Ago
Scientists Discover Fossils of Giant Sea Lizard That Ruled the Oceans 66 Million Years Ago

Thalassotitan atrox grew up to 12 metres (40 feet) and was at the top of the food chain. Fossils of a giant killer mosasaur have been disco...

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113-Million-Year-Old Dinosaur Tracks Uncovered at Texas Park
113-Million-Year-Old Dinosaur Tracks Uncovered at Texas Park

Dinosaur tracks at Valley State Park Mike O'Brien/Dinosaur Valley State Park Dinosaur tracks from 113 million years ago uncovered due to...

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Explosive New Tectonic Discovery May Help Explain Location of Silver and Gold Ore Deposits
Explosive New Tectonic Discovery May Help Explain Location of Silver and Gold Ore Deposits

The percentage of water in arc volcanoes, which form above subduction zones, may be far more than many previous studies have calculated. Thi...

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What Controls the Thickness of Earth’s Continental Crust?
What Controls the Thickness of Earth’s Continental Crust?

Subduction is the process of rocks sinking into the inner Earth. But these rocks may take certain gases with them. Photo: stihii / shutterst...

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New Insect Discovered in Amber Had 360-degree Vision
New Insect Discovered in Amber Had 360-degree Vision

Palaeotanyrhina exophthalma (Credit: Oregon State University)   See a Bizarre Bulging-Eye Bug Stuck in 100-Million-Year-Old Amber Bulging e...

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Continents on Ancient Earth Were Created by Giant Meteorite Impacts
Continents on Ancient Earth Were Created by Giant Meteorite Impacts

  One of Earth's defining features is its plate tectonics, a phenomenon that shapes the planet's surface and creates some of its mos...

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