Grinding Away at History Using ‘Forensic’ Palaeontology and Archaeology
A geologist studied fossils to confirm that stones used in 19th century Ohio grain mills originated from France.
A Curtin University researcher has shown that ancient volcanic eruptions in Australia 510 million years ago significantly affected the climate, causing the first known mass
The discovery of an ancient ring-like structure in southern Alberta suggests the area was struck by a meteorite large enough to leave an eight-kilometre-wide crater,
Glaciers and ice sheets are commonly thought to work like a belt sander. As they move over the land they scrape off everything — vegetation,
An inscription on a 3,500-year-old stone block from Egypt may be one of the world’s oldest weather reports—and could provide new evidence about the chronology
Will the dating of the volcanic eruption of Santorini remain an unsolved mystery? The question whether this natural disaster occurred 3,500 or 3,600 years ago
Geologists are constantly aiming at obtaining more precise and detailed data.
Research led by a University of Oregon doctoral student in California's Santa Cruz Mountains has uncovered geologic evidence that supports historical narratives for two earthquakes
Yoho National Park's 505-million-year-old Burgess Shale.
REsearcher discovers the age of sedimentary layers in the Naracoorte Caves
A massive impact on the Moon about 4 billion years ago left a 2,500-km. crater.
Earth's mantle temperatures during the Archean eon,
Researchers have successfully determined the age of a Martian rock
Mountain uplift made Central Asia arid
Its heat may increase the rate of ice loss from one of the continent’s major ice streams It wasn’t what they were looking for but
Scientists have made the first ever observations of how a rare type of lava continues moving almost a year after a volcanic eruption.
Civilisations have fallen because they failed to prevent the degradation of the soil
New research provides clues on how continents formed early in Earth history
Paleoclimate simulations reveal potential 'green corridors' across North Africa
Scientists have long believed that lava erupted from certain oceanic volcanoes contains materials from the early Earth's crust. But decisive evidence for this phenomenon has