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Earth Science In the News: Wandering North Pole, Glowing Fossil Eyes

By Jim Brace-Thompson Our Shifting North Pole We have both a geographic north pole and a magnet north pole, and the two are not aligned. The...

Earth Science In the News: ‘Old Woman’ Meteorite At UCLA

By Jim Brace-Thompson Earthquake Prevention: Not So Easy as Once Thought The February 2 issue of Science News Magazine reports how 50 years ago, the Federal...

Earth Science In the News: Infrasound and Craters

By Jim Brace-Thompson Infrasound Signals Aid in Forecasting Volcanic Eruptions National Public Radio’s 'Science Friday' featured a January 25 interview with Boise State University professor of...

Earth Science In the News: Much to Learn From Landslides, Asteroids

By Jim Brace-Thompson Mitigating Effects of Earthquake Generated Landslides A September 2018 magnitude 6.7 earthquake caused considerable damage by unleashing landslides across broad areas of Hokkaido,...

Earth Science In the News: Anak Krakatau, Asteroids, Mammalian Cousin

By Jim Brace-Thompson Disaster Rocks Indonesia Yet Again I reported on Indonesia many times in 2018. Still, Earth processes around the “Ring of Fire” show no...
Yellowstone River in Paradise Valley

Earth Science In the News: Paradise Valley, Pompeii, and Prehistoric Teeth

By Jim Brace-Thompson Paradise Valley to Remain a Paradise for Now Despite the Gold There’s gold in ‘them-thar hills,’ the hills in question being 30,000 acres...
Dickinsonia specimen

Earth Science In the News: Biomarkers, Meteorites, and Geysers

Editor's Note: Enjoy this compilation of rock, gem, mineral-related news of the day. By Jim Brace-Thompson “Biomarkers” Establish One of Earth’s Earliest Animals Not so long ago,...
AncientSeaCow

Earth Science In the News: An Ancient Sea Cow and Planet...

By Jim Brace Thompson A Long Journey Home for an Ancient Sea Cow Its bones were first spotted back in 2012 by a geologist mapping fault...
Rock formations near San Andreas Fault

Rock & Gem Kids: Earthquake Faults

By Jim Brace-Thompson Portions of our continents are stable, and the earth seldom moves under our feet. But in places like my home state of...
Ozokerite

Rock & Gem Kids: Examining Ozokerite

By Jim Brace-Thompson “What is this stuff?” I asked myself as I picked up a lightweight chunk from a silent auction table at a gem...

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