The moon's made of much tastier stuff than green cheese
Why you should never try to get a geology buff to behave by threatening them with coal in their stocking
The choices Trump is making bode ill for STEM education - and all public schools
Those who claim ignorance is bliss don't know a thing.
Learn about the erratic past of one of America's most famous rocks
In which I answer a reader's question and show you something spectacular
We're finishing our visit to the Burke with a bang!
Enjoy the fruits of our fall trip to one of the country's best volcanoes!
An epic photo from an epic trip
Find out why you shouldn't panic—but still prepare!
We continue our tour of the Burke Museum, where we meet a mastodon and see some ancient art
Is there any truth to the claim that fracking causes earthquakes? Answers are within!
Thrills! Chills! Exploding mountains! And some of the prettiest images of the Grand Canyon you ever did see
Mud Mountain Dam is a fascinating, record-breaking earthen dam—and right on the way to one of our favorite volcanoes!
The 2016 central Italy earthquake has claimed hundreds of lives and destroyed cities
Today, we visit the Discovery Lab at the Burke Museum and get to act like a bunch of exploring kids!
If geology was an Olympic sport, Rio de Janeiro would probably take the gold
Welcome to the second leg of our Burke Museum visit! In this one we get to meet a very awesome sabre kitty, enjoy some of the prettiest rocks and fossils ever, and lie in the center of a volcano...
Visiting Seattle with kids? Want geology? In this installment of our occasional series on the subject, we're visiting Burke Museum, which has got plenty of hands-on geology and paleontology for the kids (and adults) to experience!...