First, a disclosure; I was an employee of the company that housed the Discovery Channel's broadcast operations for 4 years, until August of 2004.
Geoscience events - Archive
A strong earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.1 rocked the Tokyo area early Monday, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.
PADANG, Indonesia, April 10 : A 6.8 magnitude e earthquake struck Sunday about 70 miles from Padang, Indonesia, but it did not trigger a tsunami.
Panic swept through the streets as another powerful earthquake shook a Sumatran town today.
Surveys show that Fars Province is home to about 600 million tons of Iran’s proven mineral reserves. Now, 209 mines are being explored in the southern province, ...
Natural disasters associated with climate change have wreaked three times more havoc than earthquakes over the past decade.
Clouds obscured Mount St. Helens on April 9 25 years ago, but, based on ashfall and the smell of sulfur, geologists believed three moderate eruptions took place.
Five years ago, Vicente Fox became the first opposition candidate to win a Mexican presidential election, ending the dictatorial 71-year rule of the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI). But his achievement ...
Overnight rain washed away a dusting of ash from Anatahan Volcano, which continued to erupt on an uninhabited island just north of this tiny U.S. territory in the Pacific, authorities said Friday.
The 1st Cuban Convention on Earth Sciences “Geociencias 2005” will session in this capital until April 8.
Speck of Zircon Crystal Believed to Be About 4.4 Billion Years Old Goes on Display in Wisconsin
Astronomers are shedding light on the phenomena known as "fossil" galaxies. These are isolated giant galaxies that have grown over time - the result of mergers between galaxies in a group.
A toothless skull could be proof of a Palaeolithic health-care system. When did human beings start caring for one another? Some might say we have yet to evolve that far. But there is evidence that humans ...
Scientists say the odds of another catastrophic volcanic eruption in Yellowstone within anyone's lifetime are extraordinarily remote, but that's exactly what happens in a made-for-television movie that will air this Sunday.