Uranus' icy moon Miranda experiences intense resurfacing from tidal heating

A new study has revealed that the icy moon of Uranus, Miranda, has experienced an episode of intense resurfacing from tidal heating.

Earth`s crust movement not constant over time, shows study

In what could provide a new explanation for the speed of evolution and has implications for the interpretation of climate models, researchers have found that the movement rate of plates carrying the Earth`s crust may not be constant over time.

Jigsaw puzzle of past supercontinent Gondwana solved

A new study has revealed the past position of the Australian, Antarctic and Indian tectonic plates, demonstrating how they formed the supercontinent Gondwana 165 million years ago.

Cause of congestion in Earth`s mantle revealed

Mineralogists of the Universities Jena and Bayreuth have provided explanation to why plate tectonics stagnate in some places.

Mars may have been inhabited by microorganisms: Study

All the ingredients that support life were present just below the surface of Mars for much of the red planet`s history, a new study has claimed.

Hawaiian Islands `dissolving from within`

Oahu’s Koolau and Waianae mountains will be reduced to nothing more than a flat, low-lying island like Midway someday.

Plate tectonics like on Earth also exist on Mars

Earlier most scientists thought that plate tectonics existed nowhere in our solar system except on Earth.