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Hidden Volcano Comes to Light

It was the largest volcanic eruption in history. It happened five years ago. Did you hear about it? Probably not. Here's why.

Genesis Hits the Big Screen

Review of "Is Genesis History?" that premiered nationally in theaters in a one-night Fathom Media event on Feb 23.

Spirit Lake Threatens Megaflood

36 years after Spirit Lake was destroyed by a volcano, it has come back with its own threats of destruction.

Experts Misled Public About Yellowstone Fossil Forests

The old story of successive forests buried over long ages silently disappeared from Yellowstone park signs without remorse or apology.

Instant Islands and Ecology

A new volcanic island near Japan recalls the rapid colonization of Iceland's Surtsey island in 1963.

Storm Surge Carries Huge Boulders

A typhoon carried 180-ton rocks 150 feet up a beach—the largest transport recorded in recent times.

Chinese Dinosaurs May Have Been Buried in Volcanic Ash

A new analysis of Chinese fossils claims a Pompeii-style eruption buried them suddenly. What does this imply about dating the fossils?

Rethinking the Geological Layers

One of the most formative ideas in Darwin’s intellectual journey was the concept of gradualism, the principle of “small agencies and their cumulative effects.”  This idea became a dominant motif in his philosophy of life.  Describing how the assumption of gradualism permeated his last book (on earthworms) shortly before his death, Janet Browne, in her […]
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