A new study finds that creatures beneath the Earth’s surface dominated life on Earth for most of our planet’s history – and could hold the key to the search for life on other worlds…
A specimen described today in Proceedings of the Yorkshire Geological Society is the star attraction in the Yorkshire Museum’s new exhibition, Yorkshire’s Jurassic World, which opened on March 24.
Dozens of giant footprints discovered on Skye are providing rare evidence of dinosaur evolution in the Middle Jurassic epoch.
The Great Geobakeoff is back!
Fiann Smithwick, scientific adviser and part of the fossil excavation team for the BBC 1 documentary ‘Attenborough and the Sea Dragon’, speaks to us about his experiences working on a natural history documentary with Sir David Attenborough, his fossil hunting and his PhD topic of fossil colour…
Our March London Lecture was given by Professor Emily Rayfield, a palaeontologist at the University of Bristol.
New research on some of the world’s oldest potential animal fossils is published today in the Journal of the Geological Society.
A guest post from Stuart Blake, Director of the Locharanza Centre, on the survival of the Locharanza Field Studies Centre
Opening just in time for April Fools’ Day, the Geological Society Library’s latest exhibition ‘The Lying Stones of Johann Beringer’ tells the story of one of geology’s earliest recorded practical jokes.
A treasure trove of exceptionally preserved fossils has been discovered in Würzburg, Germany. The finds, which include perfectly preserved specimens of birds, insects and plants, have already been dubbed the ‘Lügensteine formation’, and may overturn accepted theories as to how fossils are created.