What’s so special about the “sampietrini”, those little square bricks typical of Rome’s old roads?
Can the Eternal City be shaken?
A magnitude 6 earthquake wreaked havoc in Italy's central Apennines, in an area famous for typical pasta sauces...
Most rock-forming minerals are silicates, silicon-based chemical compounds. Like carbon holds the secret of living things, silicon has the power to…
Clues of a mass extinction
How the coolest Croatian geophysicist and meteorologist discovered the crust-mantle boundary
Who do I think I am? Well… I’m a geologist. I know the problem.
The first episode of Geologica's journey to the discovery of the Earth: how the British topographic campaign in India led to the Isostasy Principle
Seeing things from a more neutral point of view allows for a better understanding
The search for an effective title misleads the readers of a post
My personal account of a destructive earthquake I witnessed when I was 16 and lived close enough to be affected
We usually think about disasters when we talk about earthquakes; but they carry important information from deep below our beloved planet...