Massive Extinct Volcano Discovered Beneath Pacific Ocean LiveScience.com Lurking some 3.2 miles (5.1 kilometers) beneath the Pacific Ocean, a massive mountain rises up from the seafloor, say scientists who discovered the seamount using sonar...
BBC News Iceland issues new Bardarbunga volcano alert BBC News Iceland on Sunday issued an aviation alert after a fresh lava eruption from a fissure near the Bardarbunga volcano, but the warning was later lowered.
BMC Pediatrics Fossil arthropod went on the hunt for its prey Phys.Org A new species of carnivorous crustacean has been identified, which roamed the seas 435 million years ago, grasping its prey with spiny limbs before devouring it.
SlashGear Asteroid had active volcanoes, reveal researchers SlashGear Following the explosion of an asteroid over the Nubian desert a handful of years ago, researchers have been studying bits and pieces that were harvested from that event.
CBC.ca New pterosaur species discovered at fossil colony in Brazil CBC.ca A flying reptile whose head was topped with a big bony crest shaped like the sail of a yacht swooped through the skies over Brazil roughly 90 million years ago.
Officials of HudBay Minerals, new owner of Augusta Resources, which is the parent company to Rosemont Copper, were introduced today at the Arizona Mining Alliance monthly luncheon meeting in Tucson. Over 200 attendees from the regional mining...
BBC News Why Icelanders love an explosive eruption BBC News The theory is that just beneath Vatnajokull glacier, there is a hot spot, which has nothing to do with internet connections, but connection to the Earth's mantle.
Phys.Org Mantle plumes crack continents Phys.Org In some parts of the Earth, material rises upwards like a column from the boundary layer of the Earth's core and the lower mantel to just below the Earth's crust hundreds of kilometres above.
Nova Scotia Not Ready for Fracking, Inquiry Finds Natural Gas Intelligence "Knowledge of the subsurface, including sedimentary rocks and hydrocarbons in Nova Scotia, is extremely limited at the present time," said the 387-page report.
BBC News Neanderthal 'artwork' found in Gibraltar cave BBC News Sediments covering the engraving have previously yielded stone tools made in the Mousterian style, which is considered diagnostic of Neanderthals.
Sci-News.com U.S. Geologist Discovers Earth-Like Soils on Mars Sci-News.com Paleosols (ancient fossilized soils) filling the Yellowknife Bay geologic formation within the 3.7-billion-year-old Gale Crater on Mars are strong evidence that the planet...
BBC News Iceland raises Bardarbunga volcano alert to orange BBC News The risk of an eruption at Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano has increased, with signs of "ongoing magma movement", Iceland's meteorological office says.
Fire Stone: First Fire-Scorched Petrified Wood Found LiveScience.com But Byers thinks more fossil fire scars will be found. "Seeing patterns in nature probably requires a mental search image for those patterns," Byers said.
In a newly published study, scientists reveal that there is an extremely soft layer deep inside the Moon and that heat is effectively generated in the layer by the gravity of the Earth. An international research team, led by Dr.