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Miscellaneous: ideas with natural stone

TechnoGrafica is an Italian company offering a collection of panels for wall decoration. Some remind natural stone

Huge tsunami hit today’s Oman 1,000 years ago

Quartz crystals in the rock help to date the event with waves of up to 15 meters

Why the corona of the Sun is a few million degrees hot, yet the layers closer to the core only have a few thousand degrees

Jet-like plasma structures („spicules“) are created by changes in the magnetic fields and hurl energy outward

Miscellaneous: ideas with natural stone

A deep cut in the ground clad with red walls is a land-art project by Japanese artist Yoshihiro Mikami

(Christmas-)Gifts 2019 for people who adore natural stone

Like in the years before,’s editors have collected some inspirations for presents from the wide culture of marble, granite & Co

Miscellaneous: ideas with natural stone

„The Whale“ is the name of a new tourist information center to be built on the island of Andøya, 300 km North of the Arctic Circle. Its roof is covered with local stone

Exceptional fossils may need a breath of oxygen to form

Research led by The University of Texas at Austin brings new understanding about „Konservat-lagerstätten“

Do tectonic plates move because of movement in the Earth’s mantle, or is the mantle driven by the movement of the plates?

International scientists: its both forces at different parts of the planet’s surface and this balance of forces changes over geological time

Strong winter dust storms (shamals) with droughts may have caused the collapse of the Akkadian Empire

Fossil coral records provide new facts why the ancient state in Mesopotamia suddenly collapsed and was taken over by invaders

Miscellaneous: ideas with natural stone

The Philippines’ national mapping agency (Namria) has announced that there are more than 500 new islands in the country as a result of new high-resolution radar data

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