The volcanic island chain was born when the Pacific tectonic plate drifted over a hotspot in Earth’s mantle.
From out-of-this-world craters to glacial calling cards, we've got some very cool, hot geology!
We can talk a lot of geology in five minutes!
Geologists are cool! Here's how you can play one on the internet.
Halloween comes early to Rosetta Stones. Let's see what kind of goodies are in the bag!
What happens when a geologist with a Sharpie encounters wrong information on a public sign?
Meet four fascinating geologists who made history and are forging the future
Thrills! Chills! Exploding mountains! And some of the prettiest images of the Grand Canyon you ever did see
A bit ago, I had my En Tequila Es Verdad readers ask some simple geology questions, and they delivered! This is the first in a long series of reader-inspired posts exploring the lighter side of geology
June was a great month on the geoblogs. Come check out the best—and see how your favorite geoblog post can be featured here!
Come see which geoblogosphere discoveries readers chose to share! Much delicious geology within
Heavy rainstorms, tied to global warming, will not send gravelly, stony rivers raging over the landscape
A network of basins and wells, designed by geologists, can channel storm runoff into natural underground vaults before it vanishes into the sea
Let's talk disaster! A few geological disaster-related items have come across my newsfeeds lately. Discover why dictators need geologists, and which volcanoes might be out to get you.
Whether your Earth science-adoring loved one has been gnaughty or gneiss this year, I've got lots of gifts on this list that they won't take for granite! These gifts were hand-selected with the last-minute shopper in mind. You don't even have to leave home to make the holidays rock!
NASA's Curiosity rover provides a beautiful, scientifically appetizing view of what's ahead on Mount Sharp on Mars
The number of exhibits combining science and art in some capacity has grown steadily since I began blogging about them in 2011. With exhibits in galleries and museums across the country, there’s something for everyone.
An ocean debris pile, much further inland than expected, testifies to past giant waves from the north.
A week ago, there was a 6.0 earthquake North of San Francisco. I didn’t feel it, because I was with my family in Santa Barbara that weekend.
In a video, noted scientists debate the connections between ancient climate changes and the emergence of modern human traits.