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 →
An orbiting Mars camera has spotted the aftermath of a fun event on Mars: A boulder that has rolled down a steep slope -- and ended up resting on its long axis as a standing stone. Continue reading →
Although climbers have been blamed, it was more likely a thunderstorm that felled the top of the Cobra. Continue reading →
A chunk of 20-million-year-old amber rediscovered from an old collection reveals a locust with remnants of wings that the insect has since lost. 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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