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A zircon crystal from Western Australia moves the date Earth's first solid crust began to cool from 600 million years ago to 100 million years ago.
A complex interaction between lava and water, rather than a battle between mythical trolls, is responsible for unusual basalt pillars in Iceland.
Earthquakes can cook dead plants and algae trapped in a fault, similar to how organic material transforms over eons into oil.
Last year the news was that the Grand Canyon was way older than expected. New work says the opposite. Here's how it all makes sense.
Antarctica might have a new kind of ice — diamonds might exist there.
A hunk of rock found in a private collection is a rare meteorite with organics from 1873.
A global ice age that lasted more than 50 million years may have been triggered by volcanic rocks trapping carbon dioxide.
Italy's Mount Etna displayed its largest eruption in months.
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