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It Looks Like There are Still Active Volcanoes on Venus

Venus' surface is no stranger to volcanoes. Radar images show more than 1,000 volcanic structures on the planet. But for…

3 years ago

Dark Stains on Mercury Reveal Its Ancient Crust

Ever since the MESSENGER spacecraft entered orbit around Mercury in 2011, and indeed even since┬áMariner 10's flyby in 1974, peculiar…

7 years ago

What are the Earth’s Layers?

There is more to the Earth than what we can see on the surface. In fact, if you were able…

7 years ago

Is Earth Running Out Of Crust?

[/caption] Earth just doesn't make crust like it used to... at least, not according to new research by a team…

11 years ago

Earth’s Layers For Kids

My son recently came back from a science day camp with one of the coolest things. It was a model…

13 years ago

Continental Crust

The crust is the top layer of the Earth's Surface. Did you know that there are 2 types, though? One…

14 years ago

Continental Drift Theory

In elementary school, every teacher had one of those pull-down maps of the world to teach geography. On occasion, I…

14 years ago