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A sudden temblor in Erda - the first earthquake with an epicenter in Tooele County since 1997 - has become the talk of the town since it shook up local residents on Saturday.Though small - magnitude 3.2, according to the University of Utah Seismograph Stations - - the earthquake's proximity to Erda gave local residents a good jolt around ... (more)
The Colorado River flows through the Grand Canyon. A federal study found that fish in the Grand Canyon and 20 other national parks in the West have trace amounts of mercury.
According to the Oklahoma Geological Survey , the first one, a 2.9 magnitude earthquake, was recorded at 3:04 a.m. Its epicenter was located three miles south of Langston and eight miles east of Guthrie.
A 4.4-magnitude earthquake has struck Slovenia southwest of the country's capital, Ljubljana, at a depth of 12.4 kilometers, says USGS.
A shallow magnitude 3.2 earthquake was reported early Tuesday morning five miles from Cobb, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey .
Federal scientists studied mercury contamination in 21 Western national parks for years and last week announced bad news for Yosemite National Park -- the worst-tainted fish in the entire study was in a lake not far from Tioga Road.
I have just written the world's worst science research paper: More than incompetent, it's a mess of plagiarism and meaningless garble.
Under the Greenland ice sheet, scientists from the University of Vermont have found evidence of an ancient tundra landscape.
Officials are crediting quick response by deputies in the arrest of two men suspected of burglarizing a home near Clinton.
IN 1896, De Beers was given a monopoly over any discoveries of diamond deposits in Rhodesia.
An earthquake rattled near Edmond, Oklahoma, Sunday afternoon. According to the Oklahoma Geological Survey, a 3.5 magnitude earthquake was recorded at 2:07 p.m. Its epicenter was located eight miles north of Edmond, eight miles south, southwest of Guthrie, 17 miles north, northeast of Warr Acres, and 20 miles north of Oklahoma City, according to ... (more)
The U.S.G.S. recorded a magnitude 4.0 quake at 12:07 p.m. Sunday about eight miles north of Edmond and a 3.7 magnitude tremor in the same area at 1:31 p.m. The area is about 20 miles north of Oklahoma City.
"Any kid likes rocks - rocks and dinosaurs," said Robert Wolf, president of the club.
The field guide includes 65 fact sheets that describe 111 near-surface bedrock and surface geological units across Ohio.
Supporters of the oil and gas industry are urging a three-member, governor-appointed task force to avoid jumping to conclusions in its study of whether man-made activity is causing a rise in earthquakes across south-central Kansas.