Researchers expect a big quake event to occur in the region sometime in the next couple of decades. Continue reading â†’
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 â†’
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 â†’
Although climbers have been blamed, it was more likely a thunderstorm that felled the top of the Cobra. Continue reading â†’
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 â†’
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 â†’
The new substance will forever remain in Earth's rock record, researchers say.
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