It was thought the oceans turned toxic around 375 million years ago, near the end of the Devonian period, wiping out many marine species including almost all trilobites. But the latest study shows no evidence of a sudden catastrophic change like the
Krakatoa volcano erupts spewing plumes of ash 1,600 feet into the air as people hear 'loud rumbles' 90 miles away in Jakarta
Why has the western United States suddenly been shaking so violently over the past several weeks?
More than 600 earthquakes have hit across Utah and surrounding areas after a 5.7-magnitude quake struck near Salt Lake City about two weeks ago, according to University of Utah Seismograph Stations.
While huge dinosaur skeletons sure look impressive towering over us in museums, there's only so much we can learn from dusty old bones. But occasionally more striking specimens turn up bearing skin or feathers, encased in gemstones, and even preser
Huge chunk of Yellowstone National Park, the size of Chicago, is 'breathing' in and out due to magma trapped underneath the surface
Chemical analysis of the shell indicates ocean temperatures were warmer in the Late Cretaceous than previously appreciated, reaching 40 degrees Celsius (104 degrees Fahrenheit) in summer and exceeding 30 degrees Celsius (86 degrees Fahrenheit) in wi
NASA image reveals remains of an ancient lake that stretched 150,000 square miles across the Sahara 7,000 years ago - and it would have been the world's largest today
Those that follow my work on a regular basis already know that I am deeply concerned about Mt. Popocatepetl. It has the potential to create the worst natural disaster in the modern history of North America, because it is quite close to Mexico City.
Yellowstone's Steamboat geyser is the world's tallest currently active geyser and it has been really active lately.
If you're headed to Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming, there's a good chance that visiting the park's iconic geysers will be near the top of your to-do list. In 2019, tourists were treated to plenty of activity from the Steamboat Geyser, whi
Five months after the biggest earthquake in two decades, a swarm of smaller quakes rattled a secretive Navy base in the Mojave Desert Thursday afternoon and before dawn on Friday, according to the US Geological Survey.
Experts said geothermal activity on a New Zealand volcanic island increased significantly on Wednesday, dealing a blow to relatives waiting for crews to recover the bodies that remain there following a deadly eruption two days earlier.
For more than 40 years experts were baffled by an "anti-gravity zone" surrounding the Hudson Bay are in Canada, with some conspiracy theorists even claiming the spot might be a portal into another dimension. Scientists conducting a global gr
YELLOWSTONE has seen almost 200 earthquakes rock the region in the past month, begging the question: is it about to erupt?
Could We Be Wrong About Where "The Big One" Will Strike? Earthquakes Are Occurring In Areas We Never Expected
NASA appears to have flown a Douglas DC-8 observation plane, packed with scientific equipment, over the San Andreas fault, a tectonic boundary that extends 745 miles through California.
Victor Vescovo is leading the first-ever manned expedition to the deepest point of each of the world's five oceans.
Over 80,000 Quakes Have Hit California Since July 4th, Aftershocks Headed "Toward The Garlock Fault"
The strongest earthquake in 20 years hit southern California on Friday night.
Low-salinity submarine groundwater contained within continental shelves is a global phenomenon. While low-salinity groundwater is thought to be abundant, its distribution and volume worldwide is poorly understood due to the limited number of observat
A massive volcano eruption spewed a giant ash mushroom cloud into the sky on the Indonesian holiday island of Bali, local officials reported Friday, causing flight cancellations to and from the island and diverting flights over the area to nearby Aus
A new thermal area was discovered under Yellowstone National Park, nestled in beautiful Wyoming. But scientists are adamant this time that there is no "impending eruption" because they found another area of thermal activity near the caldera.
Paleontologists in North Dakota have uncovered an incredible stash of fossils that was formed instantaneously after an asteroid struck Earth nearly 66 million years ago.
Israeli cave explorers show the Malham cave inside Mount Sodom, located at the southern part of the Dead Sea in Israel
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If an industrial civilization had existed on Earth many millions of years prior to our own era, what traces would it have left and would they be detectable today?