Topic: Sierra Nevada
According to the old model of how volcanoes grow, the volcanoes of the Mediterranean shouldn't exist. A new model could explain how they got there.
06/02/2010 03:39 pm
Scientists discover that the Sierra Nevada mountains in California reached their current height 50 million years ago, 30 million years earlier than previously thought.
01/22/2010 02:27 pm
In Pictures No business like snow business
As a young child, she went fishing with her father in the early hours and learned some life lessons along the way.
11/12/2009 12:00 am
Eyewitness accounts and incendiary material point to arson as the cause of the largest fire in the area's history.
09/05/2009 01:00 am
Visitors who fall in love with the park may return to help preserve it for all.
09/04/2009 01:00 am
US Marines and soldiers are training to fight in Afghanistan, where mules and donkeys can haul supplies and weapons to places where Humvees and helicopters can't easily go.
05/04/2009 01:00 am
New exhibit at MoMA juxtaposes idyllic early photographs against darker ones of today.
04/28/2009 01:00 am
In war-torn Colombia, new villages mark a rare win for both natives and the environment.
03/28/2009 01:00 am
Some wonder if they’ll survive without rain, despite water conservation measures.
02/26/2009 12:00 am