One of the most significant magnetic storms in history quantified

Such extreme events are rare.

Scientists found a distinct, thin layer above Earth’s core

Earth's surface water dives deep, transforming core's outer layer.

New study reveals massive anomaly in Earth’s interior from moon-forming collision

Heterogeneity of earth's mantle may be relics of moon formation.

The importance of the Earth’s upper atmosphere in developing large geomagnetic storms

This research may help predict the storms that will have the greatest consequences.

After 373 years, the mystery behind the volcanic tsunami resolved

GEOMAR scientists reconstructed historic volcanic eruption using 3D seismics.

Most detailed underground images to date of the Long Valley Caldera

California supervolcano is cooling off but may still cause quakes.

New research offers a theory on how gold and other precious metals found their way to Earth’s mantle

The dazzling- and fortunate- story of gold.

Sounds of Earth’s crust

MIT scientists find the sounds beneath our feet are fingerprints of rock stability.

A geologist unexpectedly finds remnants of a lost mega-plate

Plate tectonic surprise!

Ozone hole grows 3X the size of Brazil

Ozone hole goes large again.

Exploring the existence of life at 125 degrees Fahrenheit

Several lineages of amoebae were often recovered from extremely high temperature environments.

Scientists identified a new virus from the deepest place on Earth

The study helps probe how phages and hosts evolve together in secluded, hostile environments.

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