Road cracks after Nepal earthquake "Video" Road cracks after Nepal earthquake "Video"

Large cracks down the middle of a road in Nepal after a devastating 7.9 magnitude earthquake hit ...

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Bizarre 'platypus' dinosaur discovered Bizarre 'platypus' dinosaur discovered

Artist's interpretation of Chilesaurus diegosuareziis. Credit: Gabriel Lío Although closely...

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 Tidal tugs on Teflon faults drive slow-slipping earthquakes Tidal tugs on Teflon faults drive slow-slipping earthquakes

Slow earthquakes happen between the hazardous locked zone and the viscous portion that slips sile...

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Calbuco volcano – evacuations and air-traffic disruption follow eruption Calbuco volcano – evacuations and air-traffic disruption follow eruption

Eruption of the Calbuco volcano, seen from Puerto Montt. Credit: EPA/Francisco Negroni The Calb...

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Chemistry of seabed's hot vents could explain emergence of life Chemistry of seabed's hot vents could explain emergence of life

Image courtesy of MARUM, University of Bremen and NOAA-Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory. ...

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Platinum Talnakh Deposit, Noril'sk, Taimyr Peninsula, Eastern-Siberian Region, Russia Thu...

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Map shows content and origins of the geologic basement Map shows content and origins of the geologic basement

This is a map showing basement domains according to generalized original crust types. Credit: USG...

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Ascent or no ascent? How hot material is stopped in Earth's mantle Ascent or no ascent? How hot material is stopped in Earth's mantle

A figure of the flood basalts that ascended through the Earth's crust and reached the surfac...

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Geothermal energy, aluto volcano, and Ethiopia's rift valley Geothermal energy, aluto volcano, and Ethiopia's rift valley

Conceptual model summarizing the evolution of the major structures on Aluto volcano and their con...

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