geology

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tags: Zircons: Time Capsules from the Early Earth, science bulletins, geology, AMNH, American Museum of Natural History, hadean eon, zircon, rocks, age of the earth, history of planet earth, streaming video Zircons are tiny crystals with a big story to tell. Some of these minerals are the oldest Earth materials ever discovered, and therefore yield…

tags: South Pacific Islands, Indonesia, Sumatra, geology, nature, volcano, global warming, Lake Toba, PBS, NOVA, television Sixty-two-mile-long Lake Toba, seen in the center of this satellite image, was created by the largest explosive volcanic eruption of the past 100,000 years — an eruption whose aftermath holds important clues for us today about rapid climate change,…

tags: science, geology, Grand Canyon, religion, creationism, humor, funny, streaming video The Grand Canyon is such an icon of the Earth’s geological history, of slow and steady uplift, erosion, submergence and deposition, that the creationist crowd thought it essential to tackle it head on. So they have come up with an explanation as to how…

tags: earth science, geoscience, nature, streaming video What does an geoscientist do and how do you become one? The footage on this video is really remarkable [6:38]

Continental Ballet

tags: continental drift, geology, earth science, streaming video This video shows how the continents have split apart and drifted around the globe. Further, it also shows their predicted movements in the future [1:20]