Doctors have determined that almost all of the dozens of people killed on a Japanese volcano died of injuries from being hit by rocks that flew out during its eruption, police said Thursday.
A massive amount of drilling data is archived at the Kansas Geological Survey on KU's west campus and at other institutions around the world. In a new book published by the Oxford University Press, KGS Senior Scientific Fellow ...
Earth-approaching asteroid 2014 RC ripped pass Earth today, got its orbit refashioned by our planet's gravity and now bids us adieu. I thought you'd like to see how fast this ~60-foot-wide (20-meter) space rock moved across ...
UTS researchers are working with archaeologists, anthropologists and the Northern Territory's Jawoyn community to chemically analyse ancient rock art and uncover its secrets.
Methods have been developed to try to identify and correct for bias in the fossil record but new research from the Universities of Bristol and Bath, suggests many of these correction methods may actually be misleading.
A new study has revealed details about the composition of Earth's atmosphere during the Archean eon, which lasted from around 4 billion years ago to 2.4 billion years ago.
A series of lines scratched into rock in a cave near the southwestern tip of Europe could be proof that Neanderthals were more intelligent and creative than previously thought.
(Phys.org) —Racetrack Playa is home to an enduring Death Valley mystery. Littered across the surface of this dry lake, also called a "playa," are hundreds of rocks – some weighing as much as 320 kilograms (700 pounds) ...
(Phys.org) —Evaluation of a pale, flat Martian rock as the potential next drilling target for NASA's Curiosity Mars rover determined that the rock was not stable enough for safe drilling.
Researchers have found evidence of a potential "ocean's worth" of water deep beneath the United States.