Volcanic explosions may cause destruction, but they also create new life. Without them, and without the millions of meteorite and comet impacts onto the Earth's surface, life could not exist as it does today. Fossils give us clues about how the world and the life on it have changed over millions of years. Explore Earth and space.
Discover what meteorites are made of and how they arrive on Earth.
Want to discover fossils and start your own collection? Find out how.
Explore fossils found around Britain. What prehistoric creatures could you unearth?
Fossils reveal plants and animals that don’t exist anymore. But how are they made?
Discover what makes volcanoes tick tick tick… then booooooom!