An underwater plateau near New Zealand was likely created by the 'largest volcanic outpouring' in Earth's history, a new study suggests.
An International team of scientists finds evidence that Earth began recycling itself more than 3 billion years ago.
Here’s one explanation for why Earth’s magnetic field undergoes weird geomagnetic jerks every decade or so.
A slippery layer beneath Earth stops chunks of crust in their tracks, creating "stagnant slabs" in the middle of the mantle.
Rocks from the eastern shore of the Hudson Bay in Canada contain elements of some of Earth's earliest crust, new research finds.
The Earth's mantle retains traces of primeval materials that are older than the moon, which formed a scant 100 million years after the solar system's coalescence.
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