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Chunks of Earth's Mantle Are "Peeling Off"
Science & Tech  (tags: Earth, planet, earthquakes, geology )

Freya
- 78 days ago - yahoo.com
An odd phenomenon may explain why the Southeastern United States has experienced recent earthquakes, even though the region sits snugly in the middle of a tectonic plate and not at the edges, where all the ground-shaking action usually happens.
Earth Art in Northwestern Australia
Science & Tech  (tags: ISS, Expedition 47, Australia, Astronaut Jeff Williams, Earth, Geology )

Steve
- 120 days ago - nasa.gov
During an International Space Station flyover of Australia, NASA astronaut Jeff Williams captured a colorful image of the coast on March 29, 2016
Human-Made Climate Change May Be Suppressing the Next Ice Age (Update)
Science & Tech  (tags: Anthropocene, humans, geology, climate, climate change, ice age, glacial cycles, CO2, paleoclimatology, the Deglacial )

Judy
- 194 days ago - phys.org
Humanity has become a geological force capable of suppressing the beginning of the next ice age....The bottom line is that we are basically skipping a whole glacial cycle, which is unprecedented.
Japanese Volcano Mount Aso on Island of Kyushu Erupts | World News | The Guardian
Science & Tech  (tags: geology, volcanoes, volcanic eruptions, Mt. Aso, Japan, Kyushu Island, nuclear power )

Cat
- 318 days ago - theguardian.com
Yet the Abe government is betting on nuclear power. Volcano sends mile-high plume of ash and smoke into the air as power company says the recently restarted Sendai nuclear plant would be unaffected
Setting Evolution Aside, Even Basic Geology Disproves Creationism
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, archaeology, geology, research, study, science, scientists, creationism )

Glenn
- 456 days ago - rawstory.com
Even without evolution, creationism can be debunked.
Earth's Surprise Inside: Geologists Unlock Mysteries of the Planet's Inner Core
Science & Tech  (tags: Earth, core, planets, geology )

Freya
- 536 days ago - phys.org
Seismic waves are helping scientists to plumb the world's deepest mystery: the planet's inner core.
Hidden Molten Channel Beneath Earth Discovered With a Blast
Science & Tech  (tags: geology, earth, tectonic plates, earthquakes )

Judy
- 538 days ago - news.yahoo.com
The bottom of one of Earth's rocky plates has been visualized in fine detail using sound waves from dynamite exploded deep underground, revealing a once-hidden channel of molten rock.
Scientists Find Evidence of 'Oceans' at Earth's Centre
Science & Tech  (tags: science, geology, discovery, underground oceans, buried reservoirs )

Beatrice
- 775 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
In a discovery that could explain why water covers so much of our planet's surface, scientists find evidence of vast underground "oceans" trapped hundreds of miles beneath the Earth's surface
Found! Hidden Ocean Locked Up Deep in Earth's Mantle
Science & Tech  (tags: Earth, geology, mantle, ringwoodite, minerals, water )

Freya
- 776 days ago - news.msn.com
Deep within the Earth's rocky mantle lies oceans' worth of water locked up in a type of mineral called ringwoodite, new research shows.
Largest Volcano on Earth Lurks Beneath Pacific Ocean
Science & Tech  (tags: volcanoes, geology )

Freya
- 1057 days ago - news.yahoo.com
he world's largest volcano lurks beneath the Pacific Ocean, researchers announced today (Sept. 5) in the journal Nature Geoscience. Called the Tamu Massif, the enormous mound dwarfs the previous record holder, Hawaii's Mauna Loa, and is only 25 percent...
UNESCO to Consider Five Indonesian Geoparks as World Heritage Sites
Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, ancient, geology, world, science, research, discovery, environment, interesting, news, society, safety )

JL
- 1359 days ago - thejakartapost.com
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) will examine five Indonesian geoparks proposed as world heritage sites.
Lost Landscape Discovered Off Scottish Coast
Science & Tech  (tags: geology, landscapes, seabed, land surface, discovery )

Pia
- 1841 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Geologists have discovered a vast new landscape that rose above the north Atlantic waves 56 million years ago. It was caused by a sudden up-welling from the Earth's mantle and may explain rapid climate change that took place at about that time.
Yellowstone Supervolcano Bigger Than Thought
Science & Tech  (tags: volcanoes, geology, disaster )

Freya
- 1935 days ago - news.yahoo.com
The gigantic underground plume of partly molten rock that feeds the Yellowstone supervolcano might be bigger than previously thought, a new image suggests.
Think Living in Tennessee Makes You Safe From Earthquakes? The Earthquake Map of America That Will Make You Think Again Read M
Science & Tech  (tags: study, science, geology, earthquake risk, world, usa, environment, safety, news, investigation )

Cal
- 1962 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Amid the outpouring of concern for disaster-ravaged Japan, experts claimed that many more areas of America are at risk from catastrophic earthquakes than most people realise.
 

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