Geology in the News

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This 4.4 billion-year-old zircon crystal is providing new insight into how the Earth cooled from a ball of magma and formed continents much earlier than previously believed.Photo courtesy of John Valley.

6/5/2024: Tallest waterfall in China is fed by pipes, officials admit

6/4/2024: Evidence of Earth's First Rains Found Trapped Within Primordial Crystals

6/4/2024: Mount Kanlaon volcano erupts sending 3-mile ash plume into the sky

6/3/2024: Owner of world’s biggest fossilized poop collection opens museum

5/27/2024: White and Black: Unveiling the Secrets of Saudi Arabia’s Volcanic Giants