Geoscience is the branch of science involved with all aspects of understanding the Earth. It is a dynamic, interdisciplinary science that studies the processes that have built mountains, cause earthquakes, make volcanoes erupt, and affect the Earth’s atmosphere, surface and interior.

Japan Earthquake

Crazy Earthquake Facts

Magnitude of 9.5 = around 60 million tonnes of TNT 1. There are about 500 000 earthquakes a year. Only about 100 000 o...

Hot Spots of the Earth

Hot spots are places within the mantle where rocks melt to generate magma. We know where the hot spots are by the amount...

What Causes Earthquakes

Ancient cultures all had their own beliefs about what caused earthquakes. These ranged from the elephants holding up the...