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“Rocks and Fossils”

Apr 12, 2015 03:12 PM ET // Jeanna Bryner, LiveScience Managing Editor
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 →
Mar 17, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
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 →
Feb 4, 2015 12:52 PM ET // Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
A deep-sea organism that hasn't evolved in more than 2 billion years, posing an evolutionary puzzle. 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 →
Nov 28, 2014 11:00 AM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
The lava lake is forming at the top of Nyamuragira volcano in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Aug 27, 2014 07:38 AM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Researchers expect a big quake event to occur in the region sometime in the next couple of decades. Continue reading →
Aug 22, 2014 04:48 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
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 →
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