Mars is Human Space Travel through the Universe to the Planet too Dangerous
By: Johnnie D Williams
Since the creation of life danger has been inherent. It is an essential part of existence itself. Without the notion of accepted risk many world events would have never happened. The discovery of the New World in 1492, man on the moon, and Operation Normandy...
The effects of radiation exposure
By: W. Diane Van Zwol
Understanding Radiation Exposure What are the effects of radiation exposure on the human body? At this time, the effects of radiation exposure on the human body are cause for concern, because of the radiation released from the nuclear plant in Japan, the direct result of...
The scientific reasons behind Earth's seasons
By: Thomas Penna
What are the scientific reasons for Earth's modified seasonal states? It is common knowledge that weather conditions are based on the Earth's distance from the sun. However, it doesn't stop with that base knowledge. That is only a portion of 'why' the seasons change. Another...
Study: Petroleum may be abiogenic, not fossil-based
By: Terrence Aym
In another blow to the theory that petroleum is a fossil fuel, a new study reveals evidence that oil is created abiotically by geological processes. The abiogenic petroleum theoryDuring the 16th Century, Russian Georg Agricola developed the theory of abiogenic petroleum. Later, other theories that...
An introduction to the Northern Lights
By: Fate Tertium
Auroras borealis is a spectacular meteorological phenomenon observed in the northern Hemisphere. Observable on many cold winter nights in Alaska and eastern Canada, auroras take the appearance of an unmistakable curtain of blue or green light in the upper atmosphere. Because of their stunning beauty...
By: Gioia Degenaars
The Northern Lights or Aurora Borealis is a scientific phenomena that occurs in regions of the Earth where energy is converted into a light show of epic proportions. They are best seen in Scandinavia, Alaska, the upper Great Lakes region, some parts of Canada and...
By: Cameron Scott
It's winter in the Great White North; the winter nights are long and cold but they're not completely dark. The Cree say that the spirits are dancing through the sky in great swirls of greens and reds. It's the Northern Lights, and it's the greatest...
An introduction to the Northern Lights
By: Emele Maisey
The Northern Lights, known as Aurora Borealis, are natural light displays that happen in the sky above the Magnetic pole of the Northern hemisphere. The lights are only visible to the naked eye at night, and can be seen most clearly in areas of the...
By: Robert Hoglund
Wildfires are very detrimental to the environment and often destroy anything in their way. They burn down property and ravage wildlife areas, taking lives in the process. Sadly, wildfires are deadly and account for the deaths of many people and animals. These fires often start...
How summer weather increases the risk of wildfires
By: Rex Trulove
By January, many people in the US are quite tired of the cold and snows of winter. When spring arrives with warmer temperatures, they are often elated. Trees and bushes burst into leaves and grasses explode in growth. However, as the spring continues on into...

 

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