this month's Where on Earth? contest here!
Warming linked to disease outbreaks
Mammoth meteorite unearthed
Godzilla had flippers
Planet warms, plants move in
Sizing up a crater
Volcanoes slow sea-level rise
Old "footprints" stomped out?
Geophenomena Print Exclusive
Kashmir landslide snapshot
Energy & Resources Print Exclusive
Oil pricing in the hot seat
Mineral Resource of the Month: Cement
Trends & Innovations Print Exclusive
Monsters, Gods and Dinosaurs
Myths reveal the earliest explanations people sought for ancient creatures, from gold-guarding griffins to one-eyed monsters.
Education & Outreach
U.S. Science Gap on Global Stage
American students need to keep up with their international peers in math and science if they are to stay competitive globally.
Time Out of Mind
Connecting people to the struggle to understand geologic time is key to effectively communicating about Earth.
The Rise and Fall of FEMA
A look at the history of the U.S. federal disaster agency can inform the debate over the future direction of governmental disaster response.
10 Earth Issues to Watch
Heading into the new year, several geoscience issues rise to the top as important trends to track.
Lisa A. Rossbacher
Gerald Friedman: Sediment historian
This depiction of a pair of Late Cretaceous Tyrannosaurus rex individuals at full run continues to remain controversial, as it shows that the giant bipeds could achieve high speeds. Paleontologists who once viewed dinosaurs as slow behemoths now depict them with a wide range of energy levels and with higher accuracy, based on new discoveries. Illustration by Greg Paul.
Later this month: Geologic Column: 10 Earth Issues to Watch; Education & Outreach: U.S. Science Gap on Global Stage
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