Category: News

Nevada’s Fly Geyser Is a Manmade Wonder

Back in the early part of the 20th century on the property that is now Fly Ranch (originally Ward’s Hot Springs) near Nevada’s Black Rock Desert, somebody wanted to see...

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Paleoart

«Shared passion for an obscure topic is what binds scientists and artists,» celebrated paleoartist Ray Troll tells us in an email. «They’re both curiosity-driven.» He would know. Based in Alaska,...

What Is Cave Popcorn?

There aren’t a lot of geology terms that can make your stomach growl. «Cave popcorn» is the rare exception. It sounds like it could be a trailside snack food —...

How Landslides Work

When it comes to natural disasters, the tornadoes and tsunamis of the world tend to get most of the attention. Rarely do landslides seize as many headlines as the volcanoes...