geology

Scientists claim existence of drowned Pacific Ocean continent
Environment

Scientists claim existence of drowned Pacific Ocean continent

A continent two-thirds the size of Australia has been found beneath the south-west Pacific Ocean, scientists reported in the journal…
Prominent geologist Roshdi Saeed dies at age 93
Environment

Prominent geologist Roshdi Saeed dies at age 93

Roshdi Saeed, a leading Egyptian geologist and longtime US resident, died Thursday at age 93 in Washington. He was the…
Cairo’s geology: A history of how limestone became Cairo
Environment

Cairo’s geology: A history of how limestone became Cairo

  Under Cairo’s asphalt, under the reverberations of its street traffic, rocks are flowing, compacting, shearing and warping. The city…
Wanted: Natural history museum in Egypt
Environment

Wanted: Natural history museum in Egypt

From pharaonic history to Islamic art to celebrations of Egypt's military victories, the nation has a wealth of museums. But…
Egypt’s Museums XIV: The Geology Museum
Archaeology

Egypt’s Museums XIV: The Geology Museum

The entrance to the Geology Museum in Cairo, with its sad grey appearance and busy location a few meters away…
Wazir: 13 areas prone to rock-slides
Egypt

Wazir: 13 areas prone to rock-slides

In a television interview Saturday, Cairo Governor Abdel Azim Wazir said he had formed a committee of geologists to inspect…
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