By: Diane Mackenzie
There is no foolproof method of earthquake prediction. Earthquakes can occur without a moment's notice and being prepared for one can be life-saving. A proactive approach is necessary when creating an earthquake plan for your family. Most of the preparations can be made well in...
By: gemini girl
The Earth was formed 4.6 billion years ago from the same nebula cloud of gas and dust that the Sun and the eight other planets were formed . However, Earth then was very different from Earth now, and it would have been impossible for life...
By: gemini girl
By the year 2080, the world's supply of oil will be in steep decline. It is not likely that petroleum supplies will run out any time in the near future, but the oil reserves that are still economically viable to recover will not be there...
By: James Davison
Poured onto the glass slide of a microscope, a thimbleful of sand becomes a cornucopia of remarkable tiny objects. Pierced cartwheels, clams and thin shelly tubes. Fractured clumps that resemble miniature bunches of bananas. You can find snails in a bewildering variety of colors and...
What the dangers are of volcanic eruptions
By: Rex Trulove
One of the most destructive forces on Earth is also one of the most creative forces on Earth; volcanic eruption. When assessing the dangers of volcanic eruptions, it is best to divide those very real threats to two categories - primary or direct dangers, and...
Exploring the link between earthquakes and volcanoes
By: Rex Trulove
There is little doubt anymore that earthquakes and volcanoes are linked, in more ways than one, but it can be an interesting and worthwhile exercise to explore just how they are connected.Most volcanoes are formed when one tectonic plate subducts or slides beneath another...
By: gemini girl
Most highest mountains are located in the Himalaya and Karakoram ranges, in the border regions of Pakistan, China, Nepal and India. In fact, all 7,000 m peaks in the world are located in Central Asia, in a rectangle edged by Noshaq (7,492 m)...
By: gemini girl
I heard that the Earth's rotation is slowly slowing down. We have longer days now than during the Roman era. I heard this is due to friction between Earth and whatever.So when will the Earth stop rotating completely? When it reaches almost that stage...
By: Tom Parsons
One of my favorite childhood memories is sitting on the front porch looking at pictures in my View-Master. I had quite a collection of scenic reels, and one of the reels I enjoyed most was of the Grand Canyon. I used to spend whole afternoons...
By: Raleigh Stout
There are a lot of rich trivia and facts relating to the history of fossil fuels and petroleum.Dinosaurs died out too late to become part of the oil and fossil fuel reserves that we have on earth.In 400 B.C., an oil well...

 

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