Earth’s oldest rock was actually found on the moon and brought home by Apollo 14

This rock has quite the backstory.

Researchers find Earth’s oldest rocks — and they were probably created by meteorites

4 billion years — how’s that for old?

Using rocks for farming could improve soil quality, reduce CO2 emissions

The practice could reduce the need for pesticides, improve soil quality, and absorb carbon dioxide.

The Pentagon is one huge pile of ancient bugs, but don’t start evacuating just yet

The same holds for a lot of other famous buildings.

Earth’s mantle is much hotter than we thought, scientists learn

For once, it’s not something to do with global warming, phew!

Pretty rock found in Croatia points at Neanderthals’ softer, artistic side

*nods geologically*

The types of rock: igneous, metamorphic and sedimentary

The three main types of geological rocks are described. They are…

Archaeologists Discover The World’s Largest Ancient Stone Block

Look at this incredibly big rock. Take a moment, ponder its dimensions, and its weight. Oh, but if you’re looking at the one in the middle, that’s not it – look over to the right. The one to the right, not fully excavated yet, is the biggest ancient stone block, weighing an impressive 1,650 tons (that’s 3,300,000 pounds, or 1,496,850 kg). The

Evidence of 3.5-Billion-Year-Old Bacterial Ecosystems Found

To say that finding evidence of how life on Earth was 3.5 billion years ago is hard would be an understatement. Reconstructing the rise of life in its early stages is a monumental challenge – the evidence is only preserved in Earth’s oldest sedimentary rocks, and sedimentary rocks of that age are very hard to come by. However, a new

Russia believes Phobos mission will bring them in back in the spatial spotlight

In these past few decades, the US space program seemed to have significantly overcome the Russian one, with all sort of missions and studies, but more recently, the balance seems to have turned once again, as NASA is undergoing numerous problems, while the Russians are planning an ambitious mission which is aimed at the Mars moon Phobos. This will be