A volcano in western Indonesia has erupted eight times in just a few hours, raining down rocks over a large area and forcing thousands to flee their homes
The story of how life changed the face of the Earth may be more profound than previously envisioned and could lead to new clues for detecting life on exoplanets.
A lunar meteorite discovered in the Atlas Mountains of Morocco in August 2004 is one of the rare Moon rocks found on Earth being used to help understand lunar geology. Continue reading →
How fast can volcanic gases turn a placid lake into an acidic death trap?
Russian explorers have discovered a new island in the Arctic after the split of Northbrook Island, which occupies an important place in the annals of Arctic exploration. Continue reading →
It's not Mauna Loa, but a far larger expanse of lava on the seafloor 1,000 miles east of Japan. This monster is in the league of Olympus Mons on Mars.
Magma may hang out near the surface of the Earth for hundreds of thousands of years; detecting a pocket of magma doesn't necessarily mean an eruption is imminent. Continue reading →
Experts say human influence has much to do with sinkholes.
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