Fool's Gold, chemical name pyrite, is a puzzling mineral that has baffled gold prospectors for centuries. This article details the differences between pyrite and true gold and explains why the humble rock isn't nearly as valuable as its golden lookalike.
One of the most important materials in the modern economy is graphene. It’s a key material for a variety of products and is essential for a number of industries. The extraction of graphene is an expensive, energy intensive process.
Mud is a versatile and interesting material. It's useful for both humans and animals. It can also be dangerous, especially in the form of mud volcanoes and mudflows.
Steamboat Geyser, the largest in the world, has erupted for the 5th time in 2018, generating a lot of media attention
Fascinating facts and photos featuring the most common and some more unusual stones found along Lake Michigan's shorelines. Including various types of basalt, septarian brown stones, limestone, granite, gabbro, diorite, gneiss, schist, sandstone, silt stone, mud stone, geodes, chalcedony and agate.
What are the most dreadful earthquakes of India. Below is the list of biggest earthquakes of India with images.
Ring of Fire is a common expression applied to a geographical area bordering the Pacific Ocean. Within this "Ring of Fire" earthquakes and volcanoes are more common than any other place on the planet.
Ground modification and improvement is often necessary to prepare the ground for a foundation to support a building or other infrastructure. This article explains nine difference deep ground modification techniques and how they are used.
This article looks at ten sandy beaches of extraordinary colour, what they are composed of and how they are formed, with illustrations of all ten
The notorious Ring of Fire, which runs all the way from New Zealand to Chile by way of the Aleutian Islands, is home to many of the most potentially destructive volcanoes on the planet.
Land subsidence caused by groundwater withdrawal poses a significant threat to governments, businesses, and the general public.
Where are the world's supervolcanoes? The Western United States, Italy, New Zealand, and Asia all contain volcanoes capable of catastrophic eruptions.
The ocean hides its beast well. And one such behemoth are the guyots. So what are they and what do they mean to science?
Unique and rare Septarian brown stones among other types are found along a narrow stretch of Lake Michigan shorelines. Find out the one other place in the world they can be found.