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“Plate Tectonics”

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.
Oct 3, 2014 11:50 AM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
A new gravity map of Earth's seafloor fills in blanks and reveals its geologic history in greater detail.
Aug 25, 2014 05:35 PM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
High-tech instruments and old-fashioned groundwork remain important in the aftermath of an earthquake.
Jun 19, 2014 12:00 PM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
The 'boring billion:' the long evolutionary pause when algae ruled the Earth, might be due to stalled plate tectonics.
Jun 16, 2014 09:15 AM ET // Stuart Gary, ABC Science Online
New study challenges the idea that the rate of plate movement remains stable.
Sep 3, 2013 11:15 AM ET // Charles Choi, LiveScience
The formation of mountains 450 million years ago may have allowed invasive species to storm the continent that gave rise to North America.
Jul 6, 2013 08:43 AM ET // Tim Wall
The map could indicate new sources of oil and gas deposits, such as those along southern Australia. Continue reading →
Jun 26, 2013 03:27 PM ET // Larry O'Hanlon
Earth's two giant, remarkably permanent hotspots have been sculpting continents for billions of years. Continue reading →
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