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Mudstones Form Rapidly

One of the most common sedimentary rocks can form a hundred times faster than previously thought.

Two Geological Process Ages Collapse

Two processes theoretically assumed to take long ages have been shown they can occur quickly.

How Long Does Geology Take?

Geological change can occur quickly, if conditions are right, affecting life and civilization.

Rapid Earth Changes in Historic Times

What happened to the Sahara desert? What's going on in Java, man? Geologists are surprised sometimes by recent major changes.

Giant Rockfall Enlarged Zion Canyon Recently

Within Bronze Age dates, a cataclysmic landslide enlarged Zion Canyon, forming a large lake.

Pluto Is Young

The New Horizons science team is stunned by surface features on Pluto and its large moon Charon that cannot be billions of years old.

Heart Mountain Slide Levitated on Gas

The world's largest landslide moved a mountain range 31 miles on a cushion of carbon dioxide, geologists say.
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