It's elemental: Accurate analysis of Earth's core with molecular dynamics simulation
Not by asteroid alone: Rethinking the Cretaceous mass extinction
Decoding early Martian weather: Analyzing carbonate minerals in meteorite Allan Hills 84001
Moon geology could solve three mysteries of early Earth
'Calm before storm' may foreshadow climatic tipping point
Geologists Provide New Evidence for Reason Behind Rise of Life in Cambrian Period
Geologists have uncovered evidence in the oil fields of Oman that explains how Earth could suddenly have changed 540 million years ago to favor the evolution of the single-celled life forms to the multicellular forms we know ...
Researchers find new information about Earth's origins
Two Dartmouth researchers have learned more about the origins and makeup of the solar nebula, the large gaseous cloud thought to have spawned the solar system. Mukul Sharma, assistant professor of Earth sciences, ...
Planet Earth may have 'tilted' to keep its balance
Imagine a shift in the Earth so profound that it could force our entire planet to spin on its side after a few million years, tilting it so far that Alaska would sit at the equator. Princeton scientists have ...
Remotely operated vehicle finds heterotrophs abundant in deepest part of the ocean
Several "new" craters found in Siberia
New ozone-destroying gases on the rise
Scientists report that chemicals that are not controlled by a United Nations treaty designed to protect the Ozone Layer are contributing to ozone depletion.
Ancient rocks show life could have flourished on Earth 3.2 billion years ago
A spark from a lightning bolt, interstellar dust, or a subsea volcano could have triggered the very first life on Earth. But what happened next? Life can exist without oxygen, but without plentiful nitrogen ...
Team finds earliest evidence of large-scale human-produced air pollution in South America
In the 16th century, during its conquest of South America, the Spanish Empire forced countless Incas to work extracting silver from the mountaintop mines of Potosí, in what is now Bolivia—then the largest ...
Earth's surprise inside: Geologists unlock mysteries of the planet's inner core
Seismic waves are helping scientists to plumb the world's deepest mystery: the planet's inner core.