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Ghostly, Ethereal Island as seen from space

Looking rather otherworldly, this haunting view of Shikotan-to island shows ghostly swirls of sea ice surrounding the snow-covered volcanic island. Also known as Ostrov Shikotan, this island is at the southern ...

dateFeb 22, 2011 in Earth Sciences
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Big quakes spark jolts worldwide

Until 1992, when California’s magnitude-7.3 Landers earthquake set off small jolts as far away as Yellowstone National Park, scientists did not believe large earthquakes sparked smaller tremors at distant ...

dateMay 25, 2008 in Earth Sciences
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