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Geologic time is unimaginably long. Geologists puzzle it out using a calendar called the Geologic Time Scale.
A continent is a large land mass. Geologists recognize six of them — Africa, Antarctica, Eurasia, Australia, North America and South America.
Scientists find different ways of exploring places humans will never visit — and drawing maps to help us better understand such mysterious places.
Millions of years ago, nearly all life on Earth vanished. Scientists are now starting to figure out what happened.
Earthquakes and landslides can create huge waves that travel across oceans.
The magnitude 7.8 earthquake that crumbled much of Nepal’s capital city could be overshadowed by larger future earthquakes along the Himalayas, scientists say.
Plate tectonics is the process whereby Earth continually rebuilds itself — and causes destructive events like earthquakes and volcanic eruptions.
The supercontinent Pangaea started breaking apart 200 million years ago. This may have been triggered by the shrinking of the Tethys Ocean, a new study finds.
We are the dominant force of change on Earth. Some experts propose naming our current time period the ‘Anthropocene’ to reflect our impact.
Here’s an overview of what they are, where they form and the many ways they pose dangers.
Paleontology isn’t just for professionals. You don’t even need to be a teen to sometimes make startling — and scientifically important — contributions.