Geology

The plate boundary earthquake zone off Japan's coast forms part of the "ring of fire" that surrounds the Pacific Ocean.
by National Science Foundation
9:34am
6.19.2017
Continental India's tectonic collision with Asia began about 45 million years ago.
by Rice University
1:02pm
6.7.2017
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Scientists have debated for decades the origin of the densest collection of Jurassic dinosaur bones. Fossil and chemical analyses by paleontologists begin to...
by PeerJ
10:11am
6.6.2017
The halos were analyzed by the rover's science payload.
by American Geophysical Union
1:14pm
5.30.2017
This microplate is "born" just 300 miles off the coast.
by UCSB
8:53am
5.25.2017
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It’s true—some rocks can float on water for years at a time. And now scientists know how they do it, and what causes them to eventually sink.
by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
9:49am
5.24.2017
This fossil is the first discovery of a horned dinosaur in eastern North America, suggesting these dinosaurs could roam freely across North America.
by PEERJ
8:59am
5.23.2017
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A recent study provides a new perspective on the severe impacts of escalating climate change on the heritage resources of Canadian Arctic.
by De Gruyter Open
1:08pm
5.19.2017
Researchers in the USA and Japan say they may have found the cause of the first mass extinction of life.
by Tohoku University
10:03am
5.18.2017
Researchers reports the discovery of the first fossilized flowers from South America.
by Cornell University
10:41am
5.12.2017
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Researchers have presented a new theory as to how the Earth’s crust was formed.
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3:36pm
5.5.2017
Thrust faults have been the site of some of the world's largest quakes.
by California Institute of Technology
3:15pm
5.1.2017
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The study explored seven effects associated with asteroid impacts.
by American Geophysical Union
1:30pm
4.19.2017
Geochemical clues suggest that some rocks from Hawaii and Samoa may contain material formed during the planet's birth.
by University of Maryland
10:33am
4.10.2017
The world-renowned tin deposits in Cornwall and Devon are known to be associated with the granites.
by University of Exeter
2:36pm
4.4.2017
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Crinoids were abundant long ago, when they carpeted the sea floor.
by Ohio State University
7:30am
4.4.2017
This pilot prototype is expected to reveal unique information about geophysics.
by American Institute of Physics
9:47am
3.15.2017
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The meteorite made news in recent years for containing the first three natural quasicrystals ever found.
by California Institute of Technology
9:21am
3.7.2017
Scientists have unearthed what is believed to be the oldest fossils ever discovered, uncovering the remains of microorganisms dated back at least 3.7 billion...
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3:16pm
3.1.2017
The research opens the door for other competing theories about why the Earth, relative to other planets, has higher levels of heavy iron isotopes.
by University of Texas at Austin
12:28pm
2.21.2017
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Future research will address the consequences of there being a fault ramp under Ventura.
by UC Riverside
1:30pm
2.14.2017
All three specimens represent a small and unique slice of the earth's crust where human activity spurred the formation of previously unknown minerals.
by Michigan Tech
1:00pm
2.8.2017
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The Earth’s water may have actually originally formed by chemical reactions between silicon and fluid hydrogen deep within the planet’s mantle.
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2:55pm
2.3.2017
The pattern of the activity along the slab provided strong evidence that the earthquakes are sparked by the release of water at depth.
by Washington University in St. Louis
1:30pm
1.13.2017
They say a widespread disease outbreak continues to afflict corals off the Upper Florida Keys.
by The Associated Press
11:51am
12.22.2016
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A new theory has emerged that almost all of the Earth has been covered with water millions of years ago.
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9:57am
12.21.2016
New technology could help scientists better predict the risk of mountain rock falls in regions with sub-zero temperatures.
by University of Sussex
12:30pm
12.19.2016
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Tectonic plates are constantly moving. The areas where these sections meet and interact are called faults.
by CAGE
12:00pm
12.5.2016
Somewhere between Earth's creation and where we are today, scientists have demonstrated that some early life forms existed just fine without any oxygen.
by University of Cincinnati
11:30am
11.30.2016
Geologists say they have discovered the largest exposed fault on Earth in eastern Indonesia.
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8:58am
11.29.2016
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