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Scientists Drill Deepest Hole off New Zealand

( -- Scientists aboard the research ship the JOIDES Resolution recently drilled two kilometers into Earth’s crust, setting a new record for the deepest hole drilled through the seafloor on a single expedition.

dateFeb 04, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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The Amazon River is 11 million years old

The Amazon River originated as a transcontinental river around 11 million years ago and took its present shape approximately 2.4 million years ago. These are the most significant results of a study on two boreholes drilled ...

dateJul 07, 2009 in Earth Sciences
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