South Suburban Earth Science Club members Helen Funk, from left, Steve Fowler and Bob Hoover view split geodes during a recent club meeting.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Geyser experts plan to spend three days in Yellowstone next week pooling their knowledge about the Old Faithful area's geology to help guide future decisions about construction in the park's most popular destination.
112612-com-ILscienceclub2.jpg Photo provided South Suburban Earth Science Club member Bob Beadle cracks open a geode during the club's annual October show.
The South Suburban Earth Science Club's 43rd annual Fossil, Gem, Mineral and Jewelry Show took place in October. This yearly event is hosted by the Department of Natural Science at Prairie State College. The Prairie State College gymnasium was set up with dealer booths on the outer portion o…
CHICAGO HEIGHTS | The South Suburban Earth Science Club’s 43rd annual Fossil, Gem, Mineral and Jewelry Show, hosted by the Department of Natural Science at Prairie State College, had a successful show on the weekend of Oct. 20 and 21.
The Crete Public Library hosts a display of earth science artifacts in September.
CRETE | Through the month of September the Crete Public Library’s main floor display case is filled with fossils, minerals, books and articles from members of the South Suburban Earth Science Club. The library is at 1177 N. Main St.
BANDA ACEH, Indonesia | Two massive earthquakes triggered back-to-back tsunami warnings for Indonesia on Wednesday, sending panicked residents fleeing to high ground in cars and on the backs of motorcycles. No deadly waves or serious damage resulted, and a watch for much of the Indian Ocean …
Clocks may not be the only thing falling back: That signature autumn change in leaf colors may be drifting further down the calendar.
Playing politics: GOP clings to state office
LONDON (AP) — Two decades ago, Tony Hayward was a "turtle" — one of a handful of young high fliers at BP earmarked for great things, named after the cartoon warriors, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Earthquakes are so rare in the Washington area that even a geology student wasn't quite sure what was going on when a minor one hit early Friday. Was it a truck passing by? A low-flying plane?
DETROIT | A group of lawmakers on Wednesday said a plan to stop the spread of the invasive Asian carp by permanently separating waterways linking the Mississippi River and the Great Lakes should be looked at with increased urgency.
DETROIT | A group of lawmakers on Wednesday said the idea to stop the spread of the invasive Asian carp by permanently separating waterways linking the Mississippi River and the Great Lakes should be looked at with increased urgency.
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