A deep-sea organism that hasn't evolved in more than 2 billion years, posing an evolutionary puzzle. Continue reading →
This assortment of monoliths represent some of the biggest rocks on Earth.
An 1815 geological map of the British Isles changed the way we look at the ground beneath us. Continue reading →
The lava lake is forming at the top of Nyamuragira volcano in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Researchers expect a big quake event to occur in the region sometime in the next couple of decades. Continue reading →
The Sooner State was rattled by 20 earthquakes on Aug. 19. It's the latest in a significant increase in seismic activity, which scientists believe is being caused by fracking oil and gas wells. Continue reading →
The bewildering shapes apparently owe their origin in large part to how rock can strengthen when squashed from above.
Through the analysis of a previously unexplained ratio of isotopes, scientists have recovered a geological time capsule of sorts that they believe represents a very different Earth that existed some 4.5 billion years ago. Continue reading →
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