The 'boring billion:' the long evolutionary pause when algae ruled the Earth, might be due to stalled plate tectonics.
New study challenges the idea that the rate of plate movement remains stable.
The formation of mountains 450 million years ago may have allowed invasive species to storm the continent that gave rise to North America.
The map could indicate new sources of oil and gas deposits, such as those along southern Australia. Continue reading →
Earth's two giant, remarkably permanent hotspots have been sculpting continents for billions of years. Continue reading →
A seismological blob under California appears to be a piece of a tectonic plate thought long gone. ->
Hiking enthusiasts are interested in extending the Appalachian Trail along its proper geological trajectory across international boundaries.
Large earthquakes can trigger volcanic trouble, and magma movement can cause tremors. Geologists often use information from one to help predict the other.
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