(PhysOrg.com) -- New research shows that the Earths crust is now undergoing high rates of destruction.
Scientists have found the "Rosetta Stone" of supervolcanoes, those giant pockmarks in the Earth's surface produced by rare and massive explosive eruptions that rank among nature's most violent events. The eruptions produce ...
From the beginning of time, uranium has been part of the Earth and, thanks to its long-lived radioactivity, it has proven ideal to date geological processes and deduce Earth's evolution. Natural uranium consists of two long-lived ...
Its one of the worlds toughest forms of rock, used to create buildings and monuments across the globe, and famously linked with one of Scotlands main cities.
Where do the tremendous amounts of material that are ejected to from huge volcanic calderas during super-eruptions actually originate?
(PhysOrg.com) -- New research from The Australian National University has shed light on the secrets of the deep Earth and will lead to better understanding of important geological processes.
According to a new study by geologists at the University of Toronto and the University of Maryland, the wealth of some minerals that lie in the rock beneath the Earth's surface may be extraterrestrial in origin.