Geologists ‘Closely Monitoring’ Rising Magma Under Oregon Volcanic Region
Geologists ‘Closely Monitoring’ Rising Magma Under Oregon Volcanic Region

Interferogram image made from InSAR monitoring, showing 1995-2001 ground uplift in the Three Sisters. Courtesy USGS Magma beneath land close...

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Predatory Cockroach From Dinosaur Era Found Trapped in Amber
Predatory Cockroach From Dinosaur Era Found Trapped in Amber

Photo of the entire amber-encased fossil specimen of Huablattula hui, a cretaceous cockroach (Image credit: Ryo Taniguchi, et al. The Scienc...

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Earth’s Water Came from Enstatite Chondrite-Like Asteroids
Earth’s Water Came from Enstatite Chondrite-Like Asteroids

A piece of the enstatite chondrite meteorite Sahara 97096. Image credit: Christine Fieni / Laurette Piani / French National Museum of Natura...

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A Forgotten Continent From 40 Million Years Ago May Have Just Been Rediscovered
A Forgotten Continent From 40 Million Years Ago May Have Just Been Rediscovered

A lost continent that was wedged between Europe, Africa and Asia has been rediscovered. It covers the present-day Balkans and Anatolia and h...

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Mystery Tsunami That Spread Around The World in 2021 Can Finally Be Explained
Mystery Tsunami That Spread Around The World in 2021 Can Finally Be Explained

The mystery tsunami traveled 6,000 miles through three oceans. Image: NOAA Center for Tsunami Research Last year in August, a surprise tsuna...

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How Does a Major Subduction Zone Get Started? It May Begin Small
How Does a Major Subduction Zone Get Started? It May Begin Small

Subduction of the Juan de Fuca Plate results in the formation of the Coastal Ranges and Cascade Volcanoes, as well as a variety of earthquak...

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Earth’s Inner Core Could Exist As Exotic Matter Between Liquid And Solid
Earth’s Inner Core Could Exist As Exotic Matter Between Liquid And Solid

The Earth is layered like a giant onion, and finding out what goes on below our feet requires some nifty physics.(Supplied: Institute of Geo...

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Scientists Discover 100-Million-Year-Old Fossil Flowers Preserved in Amber
Scientists Discover 100-Million-Year-Old Fossil Flowers Preserved in Amber

Holotype of Eophylica priscastellata. Image credit: Shi et al., Paleontologists have identified two new types of fossil flowers — one ident...

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