Vesta, an asteroid the size of Arizona, gets its own geologic map showing its history of meteorite impact craters over its billions of years of existence.
"Game of Thrones" often feels like it's set in a real world. Feed the illusion with these fascinating geologic maps created by Stanford researchers.
When a National Geographic team drops a camera through the ash plume of a submarine volcano, they get some surprise visitors.
The Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has found something on Mars that might help in the search for past life on the Red Planet.
Don't believe the hype, there's no planetary alignment capable of causing "the Big One," just a viral video devoid of any real facts.
A rare African plant can serve as a beacon that points the way to diamond deposits deep beneath the Earth, new research shows.
Ancient seashells abraded white by sand and sea have been revealed in their former multicoloured glory via ultraviolet light.
Using the coda waves from earthquakes, geologists have discovered that our planet's core isn't quite what we thought it was.
A meteorite from Mars that landed on Earth in 2011 contains a carbon compound that is biological in origin.
Research from Arizona State University suggests that ants might be trapping carbon dioxide, hence stopping it from being released into the atmosphere.