News tagged with earths crust

When continents formed

A new way to calculate the age of the Earth's crust has been developed by researchers from the University of Bristol and the University of St Andrews.

Jan 13, 2011 3.2 / 5 (5) 2 | with audio podcast

Phenomenon of plate tectonics explained

Transform faults subdivide the mid-ocean ridge into segments. Up until now, it was thought that these faults were ruptures that formed in less stable crust areas. Taras Gerya has recorded a model of the dynamics ...

Aug 31, 2010 4.7 / 5 (7) 0