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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: Tsunamis, Diamonds, and Asteroids

By Jim Brace-Thompson Tsunami Detectors Not Always Up to the Task? Despite the presence of state-of-the-art tsunami detectors as part of a national alert system provided...

Earth Science in the News: Neanderthal Caves and Planetary Exploration

By Jim Brace-Thompson Cave Deposits Hint at Happenings of Neanderthals Speleothems are limestone or dolostone deposits in caves (think of stalactites and stalagmites). They form when...