Most Popular: March 2014
April 2, 2014 |
The items below had the most visitor engagement during March 2014.
An Asteroid with Rings??
Helicopter Videos over the Oso Landslide
Land Below Sea Level
The Puente Hills Fault
World’s Largest Landslides
A New Dwarf Planet?
Pyroclastic Flows and Tornadoes at Sinabung?
Landslide Blog: Washington Landslide
When Trilobites Ruled the World
What is a Maar?
July 21, 2013 | MIT
"But there remains one lingering mystery: If the Earth arose from the collision of asteroids, its composition should resemble that of meteoroids, the small particles that break off from asteroids. But to date, scientists have found that, quite literally, something doesn’t add up: Namely, the Earth’s mantle — the layer between the planet’s crust and core — is missing an amount of lead found in meteorites whose composition has been analyzed following impact with the Earth." Quoted from the MIT press release.
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August 3, 2013 | Geology.com
Sinkhole Photos – Wow!
Debris Flow in Southern Utah
The Strangest Volcanic Landscape
Thousands of Volcanoes in Arizona?
An Embryonic Subduction Zone in the Atlantic?
The Geologist Who Discovered Canadian Diamonds
Top Diamond Producers