Coal miners have been digging what German environmentalists decry as 'Europe's biggest hole' at Hambach in the Lower Rhine basin. It covers 50 square miles. Continue reading →
Japan's devastating 9.0 earthquake in 2011 has dangerously increased the pressure beneath Mount Fuji, an active volcano. Continue reading →
It's big, it's deep, it's just all-around spooky, and so far no one has a clue how it got there! But the big honkin' crater in Siberia didn't just appear there out of thin air ... er, did it?
The bewildering shapes apparently owe their origin in large part to how rock can strengthen when squashed from above.
The invasive species native to Japan and the Korean peninsula is no friend to forests or gardeners.
The volcano's supply of semi-molten rock, or magma, starts 50 miles below the Earth. Continue reading →
Report's maps show geologists' predictions of where and how often future earthquakes may occur and how strongly they may shake the ground.
A massive line of thunderstorms can be unnerving, but squall lines, as meteorologists call them, are a fairly common phenomenon during the summer season. Continue reading →
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