The surprising finding might solve longstanding mysteries about climate and geological phenomena.
More water than all of Earth's oceans is thought to reside deep inside the mantle, and a newly-discovered gem just shed more light on the mystery.
The Great Unconformity has baffled geologists for a century. New research points to glaciers being the culprit.
The Great Unconformity, a bizarre gap in the geological record, may be linked to the breakup of an ancient supercontinent.
Scientists discovered tectonic motion on our sister planet in observations from a spacecraft that died there decades ago.
Lightning could have been a major source of the element phosphorus, which is necessary for life, on early Earth.
The Americas have been drifting apart from Europe and Africa at a rate of four centimeters a year, and a new study has revealed the dramatic processes at play.
China and Nepal have announced the new height for Mount Everest after previous disagreements on including the snow cap.
What is New Delhi today was a floating landmass south of the equator when the first dinosaurs lived on the planet.
With most of the world in lockdown, the "seismic noise" produced by humans has reduced by up to 50 percent.
The event wiped out over 85 percent of all marine life on the planet.
In mysterious rock formations known as "unconformities," millions of years of Earth's history are missing. Now, scientists have the best idea yet as to why.