New research says it’s plausible the Great Sphinx started life as a geomorphological oddity known as a yardang.
Spelunking scientists searched for the original source of the French Pyrenees’ magnificent caves.
The Nullarbor Plain has been relatively untouched by geological forces, leaving traces of the continent’s deep past.
The geochemistry of basalt millstones and mixers from the city of Volubilis suggests a local origin—and that rocks were picked for specific purposes, from crushing olives to mixing dough.
A team of geologists and nursing researchers created an interactive radon hazard map for Kentucky residents—and it was possible only because of the high-resolution bedrock mapping in the state.
Researchers observe how water vapor and liquid alter sedimentary rocks through physical and chemical processes.
Researchers in Kentucky have merged results from home test kits with the state’s geologic map to produce a map of indoor radon potential based on the geology underlying homes in the state.
The Czech Republic’s Hranice Abyss is more than twice as deep as researchers thought.
The architecture of the nation’s capital reveals a secret geologic history—take a walking tour to spot the interesting fossils and minerals in the stones used to build the halls of power.
During triaxial compression experiments, acoustic monitoring reveals compaction localization in a high porosity limestone, accompanied by a significant decrease in P-wave velocity.