Rapid Earth Changes in Historic Times
December 6, 2016
What happened to the Sahara desert? What's going on in Java, man? Geologists are surprised sometimes by recent major changes.
Death Valley Comes Alive
March 6, 2016
As if resurrected from the dead, forgotten seeds burst forth in a celebration of life in the hottest place on earth.
Dry Desert Explodes in Color
November 2, 2015
One of the driest places on Earth has been storing its seeds underground for years for a moment like this.
Instant Islands and Ecology
May 19, 2015
A new volcanic island near Japan recalls the rapid colonization of Iceland's Surtsey island in 1963.
Geology Upset: Wind Carves Canyons Fast
March 19, 2015
According to a new study, wind carves canyons ten times faster than water. This has implications for theories on Mars and Earth.