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Mar 18, 2015 07:55 AM ET
Landmasses gurgle up out of the ocean with surprising frequency. But how do these baby islands break the surface in the first place, and which ones get to grow into the trendy hotspot of future generations?
Mar 11, 2015 09:50 AM ET // AFP
The risk of a major earthquake hitting California in the next 30 years has risen dramatically, according to improved forecasting techniques.
Feb 11, 2015 06:37 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
The Earth's innermost section is different from what scientists expected. Continue reading →
Feb 2, 2015 06:15 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
This assortment of monoliths represent some of the biggest rocks on Earth.
Jan 20, 2015 12:03 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
An 1815 geological map of the British Isles changed the way we look at the ground beneath us. Continue reading →
Dec 8, 2014 12:40 PM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
With the Earthscope project complete from California to Maine, scientists have sharpened their view of the mysterious mantle structures underneath the United States.
Dec 2, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Sometime in the distant future, the Earth once again will have a massive supercontinent, and today's beachfront real estate will be a lot less desirable.
Nov 24, 2014 03:45 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
A vast ancient canyon lies buried underneath a present-day river that cuts through the Himalayas in Tibet.
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