New research into the height of a very remote Andean plateau reveals just the latest surprise from the Earth's second-greatest mountain belt.
A new method extracts high-tech metals from common seafloor ores.
In a new image taken from orbit, the Grand Canyon is visible slicing through the Kaibab Plateau.
New work shows how the highest mountain range in the world is not so much a tectonic train wreck as a shuffled pile of crumbly crustal dominoes.
The mudslide, at least 135 feet wide and 180 feet deep, plowed through homes and blocked a major river.
The 4.4 was the largest to hit Los Angeles since a 6.7-magnitude quake caused $25 billion in damage 20 years ago. Continue reading →
A Brazilian diamond offers clues about large amounts of water beneath the Earth. Continue reading →
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.
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