The volcanoes on other worlds make our wildest fire mountains look positively tame
A horrifying case study in the importance of watching the active volcanoes in our midst
Massive mudflows, mountain views and marvelous meadows await as we take a trip up Mount Rainier
Fear and fascination haunts the Cascadia subduction zone in this collection of recent articles
Happy 50th anniversary, Apollo 11! Look at all the lunar geology the mission kicked off
State leadership is failing its citizens—and there will be a body count
This event is costing America a lot more than her dignity
In this edition, I'll see you on the dark side of the moon
Come visit some very unusual sedimentary rocks on Seattle's Richmond Beach
Not all magnitude 8 earthquakes are created equal. Find out what separates merely devastating from completely catastrophic
A team of geologists believe they’ve discovered the origin of the sea serpent seismic signal heard around the world last November. The answer could involve future volcanic tsunamis...
Thirty-nine years ago today, Mount St. Helens erupted in a rare lateral blast and changed volcanology forever
Diamonds are the April birthstone. They aren’t forever, but they are geologically remarkable
Hawaii's feisty young volcano has gone through massive changes in the last 365 days. Today we take a look back at the Lower East Rift Zone eruption and its aftermath.
Death and serious injury stalk one of the most spectacular geological sites in the world. Learn how you can protect yourself while enjoying the views
This tiny, short-lived lake is a perfect example of a volcano's power to create and a river's power to destroy
Can you determine the least likely scenario?
Aquamarine is the birthstone for March. Its origins and variety may surprise you
An important upcoming conference on women in the geosciences happens on May 21st
Tsunamis caused by volcanoes are responsible for nearly a quarter of all deaths caused by eruptions, yet we have only now started to understand them.