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“tectonic plates”

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.
Jul 17, 2014 04:50 PM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
Report's maps show geologists' predictions of where and how often future earthquakes may occur and how strongly they may shake the ground.
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.
May 30, 2014 11:00 AM ET // Richard Farrell
Four-billion-year-old sample suggests modern-day Iceland is our best bet for an example of how Earth's continents first formed.
Apr 11, 2014 04:29 PM ET // Larry O'Hanlon
New work shows how the highest mountain range in the world is not so much a tectonic train wreck as a shuffled pile of crumbly crustal dominoes.