Tiny magnetometers have turned your phone into a compass, and new research shows they are sensitive to geomagnetic storms.
La inminente crisis del hundimiento del suelo en la Ciudad de México
Una nueva investigación revela la causa del rápido hundimiento y fracturación del suelo de la Ciudad de México.
Small Towns Brace for Historic Eclipse Crowds
Some towns have known for a decade to prepare; others learned as little as a year ago about the event and what it might bring to their locale.
Seeing the Gravitational Waves, Despite the Seismic Waves
For detectors to sense the minute jolt of a gravitational wave announced last week, savvy geophysicists and engineers had to keep Earth's tiniest jiggles from reaching ultrasensitive instruments.
What's New in the AGU Blogosphere
Two new blogs—one focused on Mars and the other on glaciers—join AGU's lineup.
Fall Meeting Erupts on Twitter
Close to a half billion times during the 2014 Fall Meeting, somebody, somewhere, received a tweet about the American Geophysical Union.
Smartphone App Seeks to Make Navigation Safer
The app sends local magnetic field strength along with your phone’s position and orientation to scientists, who use the data to fine-tune magnetic field models.