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8 Best Articles on Geology

The most useful articles on geology from around the web—beginners to advanced—curated by thought leaders and our community. We focus on timeless pieces and update the list whenever we discover new, must-read articles or videos—make sure to bookmark and revisit this page.

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Top 5 Geology Articles

At a glance: these are the articles that have been most read, shared, and saved on geology by Refind users.

  1. Hot news from two billion years ago: plankton actually moved mountains
  2. Was There a Civilization On Earth Before Humans?
  3. Meet the Soil Scientists Using Dirt to Make Stunning Paints
  4. The World Is Running Out of Sand
  5. Earth’s magnetic field is acting up and geologists don’t know why

Short Articles

Short on time? Check out these useful short articles on geology—all under 10 minutes.

Long Articles

These are some of the most-read long-form articles on geology.

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Publications

We monitor hundreds of publications, blogs, newsletters, and news sources in Geology, including:

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Big Think

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Smithsonian Magazine

Official Twitter feed for Smithsonian magazine. @ replies may be reprinted in the magazine. Legal: http://si.edu/Termsofuse

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Ars Technica

Original news, reviews, analysis of tech trends, and expert advice on the most fundamental aspects of tech.

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The Atlantic

Exploring the American idea through ambitious, essential reporting and storytelling. Of no party or clique since 1857. http://theatlantic.com

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nature

Research, News, and Commentary from Nature, the international journal of science. For daily science news, get Nature Briefing: http://go.nature.com/naturebriefing

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