Latest Earth science Stories
Recreating the violent conditions of Earth's formation, scientists are learning more about how iron vaporizes and how this iron rain affected the formation of the Earth and Moon. The study is published March 2 in Nature Geoscience.
In the typical textbook picture, volcanoes, such as those that are forming the Hawaiian islands, erupt when magma gushes out as narrow jets from deep inside Earth. But that picture is wrong, according to a new study from researchers at Caltech and the University of Miami in Florida.
PhD student's studies of four-billion-year-old rocks show ancient crust generated in an Iceland-like setting.
Researchers, publishing a paper in the journal Nature Geoscience, say a rock in Australia is helping to paint a picture of how our planet became habitable 4.4 billion years ago.
The Life, Earth & Health Sciences Magazine EurekaMag.com has published 5,685 new articles on tectonic evolution.
The standard model for mountain structure, in which high topography must have deep roots for support, is defied by the Atlas Mountains, according to a new study from the Earth Sciences department at the University of Southern California.
Scientists writing in the journal Nature Geoscience say that a similar process to that which allows water to yank oils from ground coffee in order to make a cup of joe in the morning, could be how the Earth's core formed.
Scientists writing in the journal Nature Geoscience say they've unveiled more clues about how continents formed early in the Earth's history.
Real time observation of shear waves on the Earth's surface, first direct observation of subducting continental crust during the collision of two continents
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