Is Space Travel to the Planet Mars too Dangerous
By: T. Scott Randolph
Is it dangerous to attempt a manned mission to Mars? Of course it is. All exploration is dangerous. Anytime mankind has pushed the boundaries, people have had to pay a price. Even with all the dangers out in the open, the list of humans that...
By: Thom W. Conroy
Individuals that live in areas prone to annual wildfires such as California are well versed in how to safeguard their lives and property, but there are those that refuse to apply logic and common sense to the situation. The best manner in which to protect...
By: Thom W. Conroy
When wildfires occur the media often sensationalizes the scope of the devastation and the grandeur of the event, but the economic impact is never fully examined in depth. In the budget of governmental agencies, wildfires can become a crushing blow to maintaining adequate services for...
World's smallest countries
By: Elizabeth M Young
There are seventeen of the world's smallest countries, each with less than 200 square miles of sovereign land. Singapore is not included, since it had 246 square miles of land. The combined land mass of the entire group of countries would be just a bit...
By: Morgan Carlson
A wildfire starts and spreads through various means, either natural or by human error, and grows to a point that isn't easily contained or extinguished. While these fires can happen anywhere there is fuel to burn, they are generally restricted to areas that are dry...
What is the Kola Superdeep Borehole?
By: Shelly Barclay
The Kola Superdeep Borehole or SG-3 is located in the Kola Peninsula in the Soviet Union and it is the second deepest borehole on the planet. It was the deepest borehole until 2008, when it was surpassed in depth by the Maersk Oil & Gas...
By: James Johnson
WILDFIRE! The image conjures up giant flames racing through the woods, driving animals and people before it. It is a destroyer of trees and habitats. Answers.com defines a wildfire as "A wildfire is a raging conflagration that rapidly spreads out of control. It happens...
The 7 natural Wonders of the World
By: Jude Coyle
CNN (Cable News Network) has compiled a list of natural wonders to be considered as the seven wonders of the natural world. These places are of uncompromising beauty or of incredible wonderment. The list recognizes these sites as places worthy of extraordinary preservation. *...
By: Morgan Carlson
Solar Roads are the proposed smart, energy storing roadways designed by Solar Roadways, a company based in Idaho. The purpose of these roadways is to replace existing roads and to have them perform numerous beneficial tasks besides simple energy storage and power supply. Going far...
By: Gary C. Gibson
With so many millions of miles of roads in the United States the potential for resurfacing them with solar voltaic materials fir the purpose of capturing electric power should be exploited. The federal government should invest substantially in research to develop even a low...

 

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