Geoscience events - Archive

Volcano erupts in remote Iceland area

A volcano erupted in a remote area of Iceland, setting off tremors across the area and prompting officials to warn pilots to avoid flying through gasses being emitted by the blast.

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Researchers Detect Methane On Mars

A University of Michigan scientist is part of a European Space Agency team that has detected methane gas on Mars, the clearest indicator yet that there could be life there, ...

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Observing the Roiling Earth

In the 1960s the theory of plate tectonics rocked geology's world by determining that the first 60 miles or so of our planet - the lithosphere - is divided into about a dozen rigid plates that crawl along by centimeters each year.

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