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.
An 1815 geological map of the British Isles changed the way we look at the ground beneath us. Continue reading →
There are compelling structures in a slab of sedimentary Mars rock, but their discovery alone won't prove there was ancient life on Mars.
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 →
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