On April 10, 2013 – a year ago today – one of the largest non-volcanic landslides in the history of North America took place at the Bingham Canyon Mine in Utah.
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Heard about the recent earthquakes in Yellowstone? How about that video of bison fleeing the park? Does it mean the supervolcano is about to blow? No, and here’s why.
The primary cause of a landslide is the influence of gravity acting on weakened materials that make up a sloping area of land.
New technology that can peer inside a volcano’s ash plume is helping scientists understand how volcanic lightning is formed.
Nearly everyone enjoys the change of seasons on Earth – from winter to spring, from summer to fall. But why do our seasons change?
The landslide on the slopes of Mount La Perouse in Alaska on February 16, 2014 is thought to be the largest known natural landslide on Earth since 2010.
There is still time to vote in NASA’s Tournament Earth, an event designed to showcase the best images of Earth for 2013.
Help scientists create a global map of night sky brightness with the Dark Sky Meter app on your smartphone.
Welcome to the last day of February. The next leap day will be February 29, 2016. The reason for leap years explained here.
Engineers at McGill have invented a new biomimetic technique that can make glass more shatter resistant.