How an old quarry became a global geological reference point

The international team of geoscientists led by Prof. Silke Voigt from the Goethe University Frankfurt, Prof. Ireneusz Walaszczyk from the University of Warsaw and Dr. André Bornemann from LBEG have thoroughly investigated ...

Wallonia as an international reference for the timeline

Researchers at the Evolution & Diversity Dynamics Lab at the University of Liège (Belgium) have proposed a new definition of the geological boundary between the Devonian and Carboniferous periods (359 million years). This ...

Beneath the surface of our galaxy's water worlds

Out beyond our solar system, visible only as the smallest dot in space with even the most powerful telescopes, other worlds exist. Many of these worlds, astronomers have discovered, may be much larger than Earth and completely ...

World's largest 'lava lamp bubble' under NZ

Seismic wave-speeds have revealed part of an ancient volcanic "superplume" beneath New Zealand, highlighting connections between the Earth's deep interior and the surface we live on.

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