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The Last Drop of Water in Broken Hill

In the Australian outback, the future of drought has come early.

The Sinkhole Hunters

In sprawling Florida, one group of geologists is never short on business.

Los Angeles Should Be Buried

A day in the war between the city and its mountains.

In Search of Life’s Smoking Gun

A journey to the underwater volcanoes where life may have erupted.

Why Aliens and Volcanoes Go Together

Life on other planets may rely on plate tectonics.

The Lightning Beneath Our Feet

The strange lights that occur before earthquakes may originate underground.

Once Upon a Gemstone

Precious stones hold the stories of continents, oceans, and cultures.

As the Earth Turns

Whether measured in milliseconds or megayears, the world is in constant motion.