A pair of scientists believe they have an equation that can pinpoint the year the Anthropocene began. The post Calculating the Day Humans Began Changing the Earth Forever appeared first on WIRED.
If you care about earth science, you should follow these people and organizations on Twitter to get all the best science information and news. The post Follow All of These Earth Scientists on Twitter Right Now appeared first on WIRED.
Geochemical signals from deep inside Earth are beginning to shed light on the planet's first 50 million years, a formative period long viewed as inaccessible to science. The post Geological Explorers Discover a Passage to Earth’s Dark Age appeared first on WIRED.
You might think that rock for your gravestone will last a long time, but not all rocks weather the ravages of time the same way. The post Want Your Tombstone to Last Forever? Make It Out of Quartzite appeared first on WIRED.
3.5 million years ago, Panama collided with South America, cutting off ocean circulation between the Pacific and the Caribbean. Or did it? The post Geology Is Breaking Apart Over When the Americas Came Together appeared first on WIRED.