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Earth's Surprise Inside: Geologists Unlock Mysteries of the Planet's Inner Core
Science & Tech  (tags: Earth, core, planets, geology )

- 139 days ago -
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 )

- 142 days ago -
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 )

- 379 days ago -
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 )

- 380 days ago -
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 )

- 660 days ago -
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 )

- 963 days ago -
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 )

- 1445 days ago -
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 )

- 1539 days ago -
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 )

- 1566 days ago -
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.
The 'Supermoon' Did Not Cause Japanese Earthquake
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, earth, earthquakes, environment, geology, humans, interesting, moon, research, science, space, world )

- 1569 days ago -
USGS denies any relation to astrological event -- which is still a week away. The devastating earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan early Friday were "completely unrelated" to the approaching "supermoon," despite a news report that tied the earthquake..
How Sierra Nevada Rose From the Jungle
Science & Tech  (tags: geology, Eocene period, Oligocene period, tectonics, Farallon plate, Sierra Nevada mountain range )

- 1625 days ago -
Fifty million years ago, powerful forces deep underground launched a wave of mountain building that swept southward from British Columbia through Nevada and California, and on into Mexico. It was the beginning of what would become today's High Sierra.
Relic of 'Original Earth' Exposed
Science & Tech  (tags: science, discovery, investigation, geology )

- 1781 days ago -
"...Arctic rocks seem to contain chemical signatures that date from just after the Earth's violent origin. If confirmed, the discovery challenges established theories about the formation of our planet."
Frogs Evolution Tracks Rise of Himalayas and Rearrangement of Southeast Asia
Science & Tech  (tags: Geology, Frogs Evolution, Himalayas, Southeast Asia )

- 1786 days ago -
The evolution of a group of muscled frogs scattered throughout Asia is telling geologists about the sequence of events that led to the rise of the Himalayas and the Tibetan plateau starting more than 55 million years ago.
Scientists Explore Origins of 'Supervolcanoes' on the Sea Floor
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, tech, study, geology, volcanoes, suppervolcano, news, NewTechnology, research, science, scientists, safety, investigation, interesting, humans )

Randy L
- 1905 days ago -
"Supervolcanoes" have been blamed for multiple mass extinctions in Earth's history, but the cause of their massive eruptions is unknown. Despite their global impact, the eruptions' origin and triggering mechanisms have remained unexplained.

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