If this Triassic period delta existed today, its footprint would equal about 1% of all land on Earth.
Researchers peering into Earth’s interior found two continent-sized structures that upend our picture of the mantle. What could their existence mean for us back on Earth’s surface?
Learn geoscience and have fun while doing it. For 1+ players. Good for all ages.
As you prepare to feast, save room for springy yellowcake, breadcrust bombs, a cheese course on Mars, and more. Bon appétit!
Welcome to an alternate universe where happily ever after includes a dedication to the scientific method.
When tree rings, ice cores, and cave formations can’t cut it, try your luck with whale earwax or bat poop.
“Gamma ray spectrometer,” “rock hammer,” and “putty knife” are not phrases that airport security likes to hear.
Snail shells discovered at archaeological sites might still accurately record past weather and vegetation despite being the leftovers of a past meal.
Researchers subjected hydrocarbon samples in a laboratory to Neptune-like pressures. The samples, reminiscent of molecules found in the ice giant’s atmosphere, compressed into nanodiamonds.
Scientists are baffled by a spacecraft’s detection of large molecules in a moon’s atmosphere.