Billion-year-old chunk of North America traced to Antarctica

A team of international researchers has discovered more proof that areas of North America and Antarctica were connected over a billion years ago. Their evidence predates the formation of the super continent Pangaea.

Shortage of alternative energy minerals will trigger trade wars

The trend towards alternative energy sources will trigger international trade wars, a Colorado Geological Survey scientist will tomorrow warn the Geological Society of America.

Chilean quake moved entire city ten feet west

The massive earthquake that struck the west coast of Chile last month moved the entire city of Concepcion at least 10 feet to the west, and shifted other parts of South America as far away as the Falkland Islands and Fortaleza, Brazil.

New evidence found for Snowball Earth

Geologists have found evidence that ice covered the whole world 716.5 million years ago.