The mass of the Earth's solid inner core has been a thorn in our understanding of how the interior of our planet works.
While Mt. Everest moved, Kathmandu shifted south by over 1.5 meters and was uplifted by nearly a meter by the quake.
If you're prospecting for diamonds in Liberia, keep an eye out for the Pamaya. Continue reading →
A core sample from 5,000 feet below the surface of the Chicxulub crater will delve 10 million to 15 million years into the past. Continue reading →
For a long time geologists have been trying to figure out why the High Plains, where Denver is located, turned out to be so high, yet also level and smooth enough that a city could be built there. It may have had something to do with water. Continue reading →
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 →
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