Geology in the News

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Tukpahlearik Creek in northwestern Alaska's Brooks Range runs bright orange where permafrost is thawing. Photo credit: Taylor Roades

Gary W. Bowersox, 11/2023: Gemstone Source Region Update: Tajikistan

Instagram, smithsoniannmnh, 11/2023: Bennu is here! featuring remarks by Tim McCoy, Curator of Meteorites at NMNH's Department of Mineral Sciences

INSTORE Press Release, 12/7/2023: AGA Announces 2023 Antonio C. Bonanno Award for Excellence in Gemology Recipient – Dr. Jeffrey Post who was recognized at AGA's Gala Dinner Dance following the AGA gemological conference on January 31

New York Times, 12/27/2023: The First Secret Asteroid Mission Won’t Be the Last

Smithsonian Magazine, 12/27/2023: NMNH in Review: How an Asteroid Sample Traveled From Outer Space to the Museum’s Mineral Hall

Scientific American, 1/2024: Why Are Alaska's Rivers Turning Orange? (Hint: not related to mining...)

New York Times, 1/1/2024: Sync Your Calendar With the Solar System: Never miss an eclipse, a meteor shower, a rocket launch or any other astronomical and space event that’s out of this world

Instagram geologypage, 1/2/2024: [This short earthquake video, showing a brick walkway responding to seismic shaking, is quite remarkable.]

Sky & Telescope, 1/7/2024: The Best Meteor Showers in 2024

Live Science, 1/12/2024: Listen to diamonds erupting from deep within Earth in striking animation

Sky & Telescope, 1/19/2024: Japan's "Sniper" Mission Pinpoints Landing on the Moon

CNN Travel, 1/27/2024: Visitor finds huge 7.46-carat diamond in Crater of Diamonds State Park