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Science Alert   14 November 2018   Greenland  
<p>In the far North of the globe, hidden under continental sheet ice nearly a kilometre thick, geologists have found evidence that, not so long ago, Greenland was rocked by a collision with a massive meteorite.<br />The proof? A huge impact crater, 31 kilometres ...
FORBES   07 November 2018   Mexico  
<p>Teotihuacan, translated from the Aztec language as "birthplace of the gods," or "place where gods were born," was an important religious and cultural center during the Aztec empire.</p> <p>In 2003, archaeologists discovered an almost 60-foot vertical shaft ...
Business Insider   07 November 2018   USA   California  
<p>In October, the US Geological Survey released a new report detailing the relative threats posed by volcanoes in the United States. It was the first updated threat assessment since 2005, and officials will use the data to prioritize volcanoes for research ...
Learning English   04 October 2018   World  
<p>Scientists say they have confirmed that strange-looking fossils from more than 500 million years ago are remains of an animal.<br />That would make it one of the earliest known creatures.<br />The fossils are found within rocks. They are round with many ...
<p>The work, published in Geophysical Research Letters1 last month, highlights the risk of quake-triggered landslides to hydropower development in the Himalayas &mdash; a global hotspot for this type of energy source.</p>
The Guardian   20 September 2018   Russia  
<p>A fossilised lifeform that existed 558m years ago has been identified as the oldest known animal, according to new research.<br />The findings confirm that animals existed at least 20m years before the so-called Cambrian explosion of animal life, which ...
Science Alert   19 September 2018   UK  
<p>For hundreds of years, geologists have thought the modern-day British mainland was formed by the collision of two ancient land masses, Avalonia and Laurentia.<br />Now, new research suggests a third continent was involved &ndash; Armorica, which today makes ...
Quartz   13 September 2018   India   Meghalaya  
<p>Officially, we&rsquo;re living in the Holocene epoch. Informally, people talk about our current age as the Anthropocene, melding humans with the lingo of geologic time. And now, there&rsquo;s a new age with a new name&mdash;the Meghalayan. So how did the ...
FORBES   22 July 2018   USA   Wyoming  
<p>Devils Tower in Wyoming is surrounded by myths and mysteries. To the Sioux people, this site was sacred and some of their stories tell how this mountain formed. A long time ago a giant bear chased a group of children onto the flat top of the mountain. Out ...
EurekAlert!   12 July 2018   UK  
<p>Sea-level rise will endanger valuable salt marshes across the United Kingdom by 2100 if greenhouse gas emissions continue unabated, according to an international study co-authored by a Rutgers University-New Brunswick professor.<br />Moreover, salt marshes ...