A fascinating "slow earthquake" along the Cascadia subduction zone reveals more about the different ways Earth moves
Let's end 2015 with a bang! And happily, this time, everybody lives
Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays, everyone! At this time of the year, many of us think a lot about gifts. Here's one gift you'll never forget!
Whether your Earth science-adoring loved one has been gnaughty or gneiss this year, I've got lots of gifts on this list that they won't take for granite! These gifts were hand-selected with the last-minute shopper in mind...
Live-Blogging Richard Waitt's In the Path of Destruction VII: The Difference Between Life and Death Is Luck
Richard Waitt's In the Path of Destruction tells the stories of the folks who survived the cataclysmic May 18, 1980, eruption of Mount Saint Helens. In this edition we learn that the key to survival is often pure chance, combined with a little savy, courageous search and rescue teams, and skilled medical care...
I've made you a list and checked it twice! If you're shopping for science books for people on your list, these summaries and reviews should help you pick some titles that will earn you Best Gift Ever awards...
This ran last year. I think we shall make it a tradition! Traveling with a geologist can make even the most boring bits of highway exciting. If you're having to take a long journey this holiday season, try to acquire an earth sciences person so that "Are we there yet?" turns into "Let's keep going!...
I'm so sorry if any bubbles get burst by this news, but Mount St. Helens isn't really more explosive than we thought. She's still pretty much the same. I mean, yeah, she'll erupt again...
Today, we're going to visit another unexpected gift of the lahar that poured from Shoestring Glacier that morning. We'll see 13,000 years of volcanic havoc laid gloriously bare
We're continuing to live-blog Richard Waitt's excellent tome, In the Path of Destruction. Content note for this edition: There's a lot of human and animal death. Volcanic eruptions are exciting, but incredibly dangerous...
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