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Mars Rock Samples Point to Earth-Like Crust
Like a rock
After Major Nepal Earthquake, Himalayas Drop Several Feet
They won't stay down for long
Earth’s Magnetic Field Could Flip Faster Than We Thought
'Down' could become the new 'up' within our lifetimes
Unique Mineral Discovered In Australia
The new substance is called putnisite.
Flour Experiment Helps Explain Strange Lights Preceding Earthquakes
There are now several theories to explain the existence of pre-earthquake lights.
Why Strange Lights Sometimes Precede Earthquakes
The science behind pre-earthquake lights.
The First Direct Measurements of Earth’s Rotation, Made With the World’s Most Stable Ring Laser
Deep in an underground bunker near the German-Czech border, through a 65-foot tunnel and locked behind five cold storage doors,...
The Best Measurement Yet of Earth’s Radioactivity Shows Half the Earth’s Heat Comes from Nuclear Decay
Scientists measuring the subatomic particles flowing from Earth’s interior have taken the most precise measurement ever gathered of the home...
Years After Crash Landing in 2004, NASA’s Genesis Reveals Data About Solar Chemistry
Back in 2001, NASA launched a mission named Genesis toward the sun to collect solar particles streaming from our star...
Japanese Museum Unveils A Giant Globe Made of 10,000 Live-Updating OLED Panels
If you want to see what Earth looks like from space, become an astronaut (or, barring that, a space tourist)....