A strange and sudden buckling of the earth in Michigan five years ago is now being explained as a limestone bulge. Continue reading →
An insect that went extinct more than 120 million years ago featured many of the traits associated with modern butterflies, including eye spots.
The diamonds contain chemical information about what goes on deep inside the Earth. →
A 508-million-year fossil in Toronto’s Royal Ontario Museum contains embryos with eggs preserved in its body.
They might not combine with other elements, but noble gases are always on the move. Continue reading →
A dense 380-million-year-old forest found in Norway could have caused one of the Earth's most extreme climate shifts. Continue reading →
The gem is second in size only to the Cullinan diamond unearthed in South Africa in 1905.
The 93-pound Petoskey stone is a reminder of the state's ancient history as a warm sea.
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