A Supervolcano in New Zealand Is Rumbling So Much It’s Shifting The Ground Above It

A Supervolcano in New Zealand Is Rumbling So Much It's Shifting The Ground Above It

The vast expanse of Lake Taupō’s sky blue waters, crowned by hazy, mountainous horizons, invokes an extreme sense of tranquility. And yet, deep in the ground below, geological unrest is brewing, according to a new paper in the New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics. Lake Taupō is the largest freshwater lake in Australasia, located … Read more

Giant Magnetic Waves Have Been Discovered Oscillating Around Earth’s Core

Giant Magnetic Waves Have Been Discovered Oscillating Around Earth's Core

Earth’s interior is a far from quiet place. Deep below our surface activities, the planet rumbles with activity, from plate tectonics to convection currents that circulate through the hot magmatic fluids far underneath the crust. Now scientists studying satellite data of Earth have identified something inside Earth we’ve never seen before: a new type of … Read more