Nearly two million tiny tremors could help explain the inner workings of key faults
The consensus gives confidence to satellite estimates of temperature rise in remote areas with few weather stations
They are as big a source of sea level rise as the Greenland Ice Sheet and larger than Antarctica
Paul Olsen drills into the Earth’s sedimentary record for clues about the evolution of the solar system
The discovery helps explain why pyroclastic flows can travel so far, so fast
Can you determine the least likely scenario?
Increasingly threatened young ice is crucial in transporting nutrients to the deep, central Arctic Ocean
Satellite measurements of sulfur dioxide from volcanic eruptions could help keep aircraft safe from hazardous ash
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
Any shift in cloud formation over the Arctic could further influence its changing climate
When jets of charged particles from the sun hit our magnetosphere, some of the ensuing ripples travel toward the northern and southern poles and get reflected back. The resulting interference allows standing waves to form, like on a drumhead...
New evidence suggests that corals once sought refuge from warming waters by migrating
Understanding how these breathtaking features form helps scientist interpret geologic history
The combined impact from storms and higher sea levels will be greater than the worst natural disasters in state history
To all the girls who love rocks, and the women who followed their passion despite the odds. Happy International Women's Day!
A few brief reports about international science and technology from Greenland to Palau, including one on the discovery of a trove of mummified cats in Egypt.
Amethyst is the February birthstone. Learn why its color is positively radiant
Warming temperatures are exposing more people to heat waves and increasing the risk of disease spread
Strange waves in the jet stream foretell a future full of heat waves and floods