Geology

15 September 2017

Previous laboratory estimates of tectonic plate strength have failed to match estimates of strength from real world...

17 August 2017

The largest volcanic range on Earth lurks below an ice sheet in Antarctica, according to researchers at The University...

27 October 2016

The first fossilised dinosaur brain has been discovered by scientists in the UK...

04 July 2016

Using a new exploration technique, scientists have identified a huge helium reserve in an area of high volcanic...

13 November 2015

The early Earth was awash with water, new research has shown.

04 September 2015

A 460 million year old fossil of the oldest and largest species of marine scorpion has been discovered, measuring...

14 August 2015

Five hundred year old graffiti provides clues about how society was impacted by climate change.

06 August 2015

Even if we could remove large volumes of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, our marine life may still be in danger...

31 July 2015

The earliest evidence of the Earth's magnetic field has been uncovered in Australian rock samples dating back 4.4...

03 July 2015

Pits dotted across the surface of comet 67P-Churyumov-Gerasimenko point to a hollow interior, according to new data...

11 April 2015

That the Earth's Moon owes its origins to a cosmic collision four-and-a-half billion years ago seems increasingly...

23 March 2015

Kites flown over Hawaii are teaching scientists about the history of Mars.

06 February 2015

Scientists have caught a glimpse of the underside of a tectonic plate...

22 May 2014

This week, a farm worker in Argentina stumbled upon a bone belonging to the largest dinosaur to have ever walked the...

15 May 2014

This week an explosion and fire in a mine in Turkey claimed almost three hundred lives. But why are explosions such a...

21 November 2013

Chemistry data from plankton shells could boost historical climate records

10 October 2013

fifty-five million years ago, the planet suddenly warmed. But why? New evidence suggests a huge release of carbon...

11 July 2013

Capturing carbon dioxide and storing it could reduce greenhouse gas emissions, but how safe is it?

11 July 2013

Changes deep in the Earth's core are changing the Earth's rotation and affecting how long days are.

16 May 2013

Water that hasn't seen the light of day, or had contact with the Earth's atmosphere, for 2.5 billion years...

25 February 2013

This month has seen the MARS2013 simulation underway in a desert in the Northern Sahara...

07 February 2013

A team led by Paul Renne at the Berkeley Geochronology Center in California have shed new light on the asteroid impact...

02 December 2012

America’s Grand Canyon could be a lot older than previously thought – ancient enough that dinosaurs could have strolled...

12 October 2012

A meteorite that fell to Earth in 2011 contains trapped samples of the Martian surface, interior and atmosphere.