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Tectonic Plates

You May Be Surprised At How Much Earth Has Changed In 200 Million Years

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 03.27.2015 | Science

Just how much has Earth changed since its Pangea days? You might be surprised. Of course, our planet hasn't always had seven continents. Deep in ou...

KA-BOOM! Scientists Solve Mystery Of Earth's Tectonic Plates

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 02.20.2015 | Science

Scientists have long known that the Earth's crust consists of at least 15 tectonic plates--continent-sized slabs of rock on the surface of the Earth t...

'Plates' Mystery Gets Surprising New Explanation

natureheader | Jessica Morrison | Posted 04.07.2014 | Science

Earth's tectonic plates may have taken as long as 1 billion years to form, researchers report today in Nature.The plates — interlocking slabs of cru...