The Red Planet’s Grasberg and Burns formations have different compositions today, but they may have started out the same way.
Geologists are harnessing a game engine to build environments for teaching and learning.
Three-dimensional models could help forecast rock tower frequencies—and seismic impacts—around the globe.
New data on ancient zircons points to a transition from stagnant lid to subduction style tectonics at 3.6 Ga ago.
Faults containing clays are often considered as barriers to fluid flow but new work shows that fault processes leading to the formation of clays can increase permeability relative to the host rock.
Living in Geologic Time: Navigate the prolific boneyards and shifting boundaries of Grand Staircase-Escalante and Bears Ears National Monuments.
Researchers observe how water vapor and liquid alter sedimentary rocks through physical and chemical processes.
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.
A previously unknown species of rock-excavating bees, discovered 40 years ago but not reported in the scientific literature, finally gets the spotlight.