The mass of the Earth's solid inner core has been a thorn in our understanding of how the interior of our planet works.
While Mt. Everest moved, Kathmandu shifted south by over 1.5 meters and was uplifted by nearly a meter by the quake.
If you're prospecting for diamonds in Liberia, keep an eye out for the Pamaya. Continue reading →
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 →
Remains embedded in a cave in southern Italy confirm the so-called Altamura Man is a Neanderthal who lived around 150,000 years ago.
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 →
A deep-sea organism that hasn't evolved in more than 2 billion years, posing an evolutionary puzzle. Continue reading →
This assortment of monoliths represent some of the biggest rocks on Earth.
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