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May 3, 2016 09:20 AM ET // AFP
It's not known how diamonds acquire their color, but it is thought to come from a molecular structure distortion as the jewel forms.
Apr 17, 2016 10:07 AM ET // AFP
The magnitude 7.8 temblor tumbled houses and left hundreds trapped under rubble. Continue reading →
Mar 31, 2016 08:40 AM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
About 7 million Americans live in areas where there's a potential for damaging shaking from artificial seismic events.
Mar 29, 2016 11:00 AM ET // Discovery News
The Pavlof Volcano in the Aleutian Islands erupted on Sunday. See photos of the event.
Mar 28, 2016 01:47 PM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
The volcano — called Pavlof for the Russian name Paul or St. Paul — erupted at about 4 p.m. local time (8 p.m. EDT) Sunday.
Mar 22, 2016 05:23 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
The terrain was a key factor in some Civil War battles. Continue reading →
Feb 24, 2016 03:40 AM ET
Beneath Earth's crust is the mantle, a super-thick layer of slow-moving rock so deep below the surface that no one has been able to reach it. Here's why it's worth the effort to keep trying.
Feb 1, 2016 06:48 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
The chasm is nearly the size of a basketball court. Continue reading →
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