A planetary geologist says two planned NASA missions may teach us a lot about the possibility of life elsewhere in the universe
Shells tell a story of evolution that spans over millions of years
It turns out that the best medicine is medicine
A quick highlights tour of Cornell University and its geological history
What makes these boulders ring?
Evidence that the Earth’s crust began as an unbroken shell raises a question: Can we really understand the past by looking at how things are now?
Humans often do more harm than good when we try to rebuild damaged landscapes
Oklahoma’s seismic surge is unprecedented. It can be explained, but not by hydraulic fracturing — at least not directly
A mineral’s strange properties may explain the rift between the earth’s layers
Levees and floodplain development are increasing flood damage in Missouri
A useless element
Environmentalists worry new rules on oil and gas wells in parks still aren’t tough enough
Scientists expect greenhouse gases to cause a historic dry period in the Great Plains this century
Seismologist William Menke’s expeditions reveal what lies beneath
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