Geology

13 May 2018

A volcanic eruptions on the Big Island of Hawaii is sending lava surging through streets and gardens, engulfing homes...

15 March 2018

I often get a rock or a twig for my birthday. It probably sounds a bit odd, but you see, we lichenologists - people who...

18 January 2018

Why did 76% of species become extinct 65 million years ago...?

13 January 2018

Significant palaeoenvironmental changes that occurred during the Quaternary, the most recent geological period, could...

07 January 2016

Scientists are using diamonds to uncover what makes up the earth's core.

23 July 2015

Scientists can now research and explore hidden corners of the world... with drones!

07 December 2010

Is earthquake prediction for California truly a problem beyond the powers of science, or is there something that...

04 April 2009

What can microfossils tell us about past climate? Christopher Stanton resumes his story...

24 May 2008

Recent Mars missions have produced compelling evidence for what was once a wet world, where life could well have...

27 November 2007

The Pythia, the prophetess at the Oracle of Delphi, was said to be able to communicate with Apollo by going into a...

03 June 2007

There was a time when almost every action movie seemed to involve the hero or villain becoming swamped in quicksand,...

10 May 2006

The world has heard much about the Boxing Day tsunami of 2004 and the vast loss of life associated with this, but what...