Geology

Trilobites: Peering Beneath a Source of El Capitan's Deadly Rockfalls

15 hours ago   |   NY Times

Thermal imaging reveals surprisingly little “glue” between the famous rock's face and sheets that are peeling off it.
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Massive 7.5 earthquake strikes Papua New Guinea

6 days ago   |   NBC News   |   2 articles

“A tsunami threat exists for parts of the Pacific located close to the earthquake," the U.S. Geological Survey warned.
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U.S. Geological Survey says magnitude 7.5 earthquake strikes Papua New Guinea

6 days ago   |   ABC News   |   2 articles


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Shrinking and Quaking Hint at Moon's Tectonic Life

6 days ago   |   NY Times

Some seismic readings from the lunar surface couldn't be explained - until now.
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Moon is geologically active - and SHRINKING, seismic readings show

Moon is geologically active - and SHRINKING, seismic readings show

7 days ago   |   RT

Far from the cold dead rock imagined by modern science, Earth's Moon is actually tectonically active, according to researchers who triangulated quake data with fault locations...
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Scientists challenge claim that Labrador is site of planet's oldest life

7 days ago   |   National Post

A team of geological researchers is challenging claims that some of the earliest life forms were discovered in northern Labrador in an ancient portion of the earth's surface.
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Magnitude 6.3 earthquake hits city in southwest Japan

11 days ago   |   ABC News

The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 6.3 earthquake hit near Miyazaki in southwestern Japan
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Jeff Bezos Wants to Deliver You to the Moon

11 days ago   |   Fortune

A little less than half a century ago, a pair of NASA astronauts packed up their geological samples after three days of roving and returned to Earth in the Apollo 17 lunar...
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Complex geology contributed to Deepwater Horizon disaster, new study finds

11 days ago   |   Science Daily

A new study takes an in-depth look at the challenging geologic conditions faced by the crew of the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig and the role those conditions played in the...
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The Prize for Winning Energy's Biggest Takeover Battle? An Oil Field Half the Size of California 

12 days ago   |   Fortune

The Chevron vs. Occidental battle to buy Anadarko Petroleum is the biggest, twistiest corporate takeover tussle the energy industry has seen in years. But it's not just...
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NBA playoffs 2019: 3 takeaways from Warriors' sweep of Trail Blazers

NBA playoffs 2019: 3 takeaways from Warriors' sweep of Trail Blazers

Golden State completed a Western Conference finals sweep of the Trail Blazers with a 119-117 overtime win in Game 4. Read more ...

Women's clothing chain Dressbarn to close all its 650 stores: 'Decision was...

Women's clothing chain Dressbarn to close all its 650 stores: 'Decision was difficult, but necessary'

A business that owns Ann Taylor, Lane Bryant and other clothing stores is closing the decades-old staple Dressbarn. Read more ...

Andrea, Atlantic season's 1st named subtropical storm, forms

Andrea, Atlantic season's 1st named subtropical storm, forms

Subtropical storm Andrea has formed 335 miles southwest of Bermuda. Read more ...

The White House has ordered former counsel Don McGahn not to comply with...

The White House has ordered former counsel Don McGahn not to comply with House Democrats' subpoena demanding he testify

The Trump administration is instructing former White House counsel Don McGahn to not comply with a subpoena demanding he testify on Tuesday, according to the New York... Read more ...

Parents of dead West Point cadet can use his sperm, judge rules

Parents of dead West Point cadet can use his sperm, judge rules

A judge has cleared the way for the parents of a 21-year-old West Point cadet who died in a skiing accident to use his frozen sperm to produce a child. Read more ...

Suspected Christchurch shooter charged with engaging in terror act

Suspected Christchurch shooter charged with engaging in terror act

New Zealand police have charged the man suspected of killing 51 people during a shooting rampage in Christchurch with engaging in a terror act. The shooter, 19-year-old... Read more ...

'Sesame Street' introduces Karli, a Muppet in foster care

'Sesame Street' introduces Karli, a Muppet in foster care

In an effort to support foster children and families, there's a new Muppet family living on Sesame Street. Read more ...

SeaWorld, Busch Gardens offering veterans and family members free admission

SeaWorld, Busch Gardens offering veterans and family members free admission

Active duty and retired military members and their families can spend a day at SeaWorld or Busch Gardens for free this summer. Read more ...

Ford Slashes 10% Of Its Global Salaried Workforce

Ford Slashes 10% Of Its Global Salaried Workforce

About 7,000 white-collar jobs are being eliminated as part of Ford's massive organizational restructuring. The automaker says it will save $600 million per year as a result. Read more ...

F1 champion and aviation entrepreneur Niki Lauda dies at 70

F1 champion and aviation entrepreneur Niki Lauda dies at 70

BERLIN - Three-time Formula One world champion Niki Lauda, who won two of his titles after a horrific crash that left him with serious burns and went on to become a prominent... Read more ...