Australian researchers figure out a new way to apply extreme pressure and squeeze out diamonds.
A mineral made in a Kamchatka volcano may hold the answer to cheaper batteries, find scientists.
Zircons in a Martian meteorite widens the possible timeframe for life on Mars.
Interactive globe shows where your hometown was at various stages of Earth's deep geological past.
The microbes that eventually produced the planet's oxygen had to breathe something, after all.
Rocks from two hundred million years ago show us how everything died and how nothing is new.
Two Williams pioneered geological mapping in Britain and the United States - but the world only remembers one.
A new study finds the rocks that first formed Earth carried with them enough hydrogen for three times the water we have today.
According to international law, the seabed belongs to everyone.
Seismic data from 2016 reveals a rare bi-directional boomerang earthquake.
The planet is making a lot less noise during lockdown.
Most of Stonehenge's megaliths, called sarens, came from West Woods, Wiltshire.
Help future Mars rovers better navigate the red planet's treacherous terrain.
Scientists think an insect similar to the modern millipede crawled around Scotland 425 million years ago, making it the first-ever land-dweller.
An open letter predicts that a massive wall of rock is about to plunge into Barry Arm Fjord in Alaska.
Researchers think they know how a group of ancient sloths, who died thousands of years ago in Ecuador, met their untimely end.
New analysis of Apollo 17 sample reveals clues to the Moon's violent history.
USGS's 'Unified Geologic Map of the Moon' is the definitive blueprint of the lunar surface.
From the mid-19th century, fossils were used as evidence for continental drift – but mainstream scientists didn't buy it until the 1950s.
Scientists discovered footprints made by some of the largest creatures ever to walk the Earth.
The Hollywood blockbuster may have been right, if only 3.2 billion years off the mark.
A new batch of papers reveals some of Mars' subterranean secrets.
Minnesota earned its 'blue mark' in the 1975 Morris earthquake, which had its epicenter in the western part of the state.
Plate tectonics and mantle plumes set the lifespan of volcanic islands like Hawaii and the Galapagos.
What happens after a heavy comet meal?
As this map of Bouguer's gravity anomaly shows, the pull of the earth varies considerably by region.
NASA's intrepid Curiosity rolls upward into Mars history.
An unexpectedly revealing find in Mongolia solves a longstanding riddle.
An extinction events expert sounds a dire warning.
Fauna and flora refuse to go quietly into the Anthropocene.