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3 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald
There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage. Chile's geophysical agency put the initial quake's preliminary magnitude at 6.4, while the U.S. Geological Survey reported it at magnitude 7.0. The USGS said a second quake that hit about 10 minutes later and 15 miles away registered a preliminary magnitude of 5.1. Chilean officials said that ... (more)
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7 hrs ago | National Geographic
This image of Mercury taken by NASA'S MESSENGER spacecraft shows a wrinkled line of ridges, called a fold-and-thrust belt, running over 336 miles amid craters .
11 hrs ago | New Scientist
The vast collection of amateur palaeontologist David Kohls is now fuelling research at the Smithsonian.
An incoming tide amplified by a two-day nor'easter undermines a cottage named WAVE BREAKER in the fast-eroding Mirlo Beach section of Rodanthe on Hatteras Island, on March 7, 2014.
A 6.3 magnitude earthquake struck about four miles from the coastal city of Sechura in northern Peru on Saturday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
The Barbarians donned them as they waged war. Shakespeare sported a pair while writing his plays.
Many of California's oil industry wastewater injection wells are near recently active fault lines, posing a risk of earthquakes that could damage crucial infrastructure in the state, according to a report by three environmental groups .
A UN maritime commission has confirmed that 52,000 square kilometers in the middle of the Sea of Okhotsk in the Far East is now Russian continental shelf, opening the way for massive oil and gas exploration.
When it comes to living in California there's always the fear that a major earthquake is near.
Frac sand is actively being sought out and mined in Alberta to meet growing demand, with particular interest in abundant silica sand associated with the Paddy and time equivalent Pelican formations in Northern Alberta.
A 5.5 magnitude earthquake struck in the sea off India's Andaman and Nicobar Islands on Friday evening, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
The disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has generated dozens of theories on where it is now, from the Indian Ocean to the South China Sea, and how it vanished.
Martin Porter, of the Frack Free Glossop group, is warning that a British geological survey showed there were fossil fuels under the Edale area of the Peak District, meaning it could be targeted for fracking in the future.
The US Geological Survey is reporting another earthquake off the coast of Northern California.
A strong 6.3-magnitude earthquake struck off southern Japan early Friday injuring 17 people, reports said as officials warned residents to be alert to the danger of landslides following the tremor.
A portrait of prehistoric parenthood captured deep in the fossil record has been uncovered by an international team of scientists.