| Mar 27, 2014
| 5:05 AM
ANCHORAGE, Alaska The Earth's crust consists of massive slabs of rock called plates. The two largest, the Pacific Plate and North American Plate, make up more than a third of the world's surface. They meet in a border that stretches from Baja California...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 9:50 PM
An earthquake fault line should not be drawn underneath Blvd6200, one of Hollywood's largest residential and commercial projects, a lawyer for the developer said Thursday.
The lawyer, John M. Bowman, told the state Mining and Geology Board that the...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 8:15 PM
An earthquake fault line should not be drawn underneath Blvd6200, one of Hollywood’s largest residential and commercial projects, a lawyer for the developer said Thursday.
The lawyer, John M. Bowman, told the state Mining and Geology Board that...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 7:36 AM
California geology officials will hold a public hearing Thursday on a proposed earthquake zone in Hollywood that would lead to restricted development in the rapidly growing area.
The public hearing for the Alquist-Priolo Earthquake Fault Zoning...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 10:41 AM
A fracking operation at the eastern border of Ohio remained closed Wednesday, two days after a string of earthquakes stirred some people from their sleep and prompted state regulators to investigate whether the shale-drilling may have been a cause....
| Mar 6, 2014
| 12:43 PM
Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania recently released its list of Fall/Winter 2013 graduates.
Area graduates include:
Derek J. Beisel, Laurys Station, BSBA Business Adminisstration Marketing; Christopher Brogan, Allentown, BSBA...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 1:05 PM
The oldest known material on Earth is a tiny bit of zircon crystal that has remained intact for an incredible 4.4 billion years, a study confirms.
The ancient remnant of the early Earth may change the way we think about how our planet first formed. ...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 3:35 PM
I was delighted by the recent discovery of a mysterious rock on Mars that looks like a jelly doughnut and caused a brief scientific sensation. To see that much excitement brought to bear on any rock made the geo-educator in me feel pleased.
| Feb 12, 2014
| 12:41 PM
It gives a whole new meaning to the question, “Dude, where’s my car?”: Eight rare Corvettes were swallowed by a sinkhole at the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Ky., on Wednesday.
It was news that hit the Corvette community...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 2:49 PM
It took 20 million years of wind and water erosion to form an eye-catching, mushroom-shaped boulder in a Utah state park. Heaving the stone off its perch took a man just 10 seconds, and the action sparked international disgust.
A pair of former Boy...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The cities of Los Angeles and Santa Monica in the last decade have approved more than a dozen construction projects on or near two well-known faults without requiring seismic studies to determine if the buildings could be destroyed in an earthquake,...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 5:20 AM
A message in a bottle, buried 54 years ago under a rock cairn in a remote Arctic valley on Canada’s northernmost island, could well be the last written words from a promising young glaciologist and explorer from Pasadena.
The words from Paul T....