By: Christine G.
According to generally accepted scientific theory, the earth is some four and a half billion years old, give or take a few million. This is based on the estimated age of meteorites and moon rocks. The oldest rocks found so far on earth are zircon...
Is Space Travel to the Planet Mars too Dangerous
By: Marc Phillippe Babineau
Mankind's insatiable quest for knowledge and conquest has driven us above the clouds, where we once believed heaven was. We conquered the myth that the Earth was flat, that heaven was just above the clouds, and that the stars are actually other Suns, probably long...
By: Colton Reinholt
Steam Devils take place because of low level instability over a moisture source. What they do is focus transport of latent heat of evaporation from a warm source to a cool source. They typically take place in the autumn and early winters over bodies of...
By: Tammy L Mahan
As an individual that lives in an area prone to earthquakes I recently found myself researching earthquake related information and preparedness was one of the most important issues I came across.While I don't believe that anyone can be 100 percent prepared for an earthquake...
By: Tina Lehman
In earth's infancy, billions of years ago, aquatic life forms were the first to inhabit our planet. A milieu of primitive organisms occupied the earth, which at the time was largely comprised of water. Approximately two billions years ago, these unicellular organisms began to become...
By: Les Scammell
Mankind has been hunting whales for centuries, probably several thousand years. In fact there is no denying that for some humans, whaling, whale meat and whale products have been a part of their culture for equally as long. I have to wonder if that argument...
By: Sammy Stein
Water is essential for the life of plants. It keeps them cool, keeps their cells rigid and helps them maintain their upright stance.We know plants cannot eat as such, they can only take minerals and nutrients in solution through their root hairs. We also...
By: Sammy Stein
Water conservation is a big issue at the moment, with talk of global warming, droughts lasting longer in places like Australia and the northern European climate becoming drier.It is also big business. Go to any garden or home show and you will see companies...
By: Jason Hernandez
This question is rather too simple. It only raises additional questions needed for clarification, such as, is this logging managed sustainably or not? Does the term "rain forest" include tropical hardwood plantations, or only wild rain forests?About a hundred years ago, the United States...
How construction and the built environment can both benefit and harm the natural environment
By: Jason Hernandez
In these days of ever-expanding suburban sprawl, it might seem that construction would only harm the natural environment. However, as usual, there is another side to the story. While it is true that a large warehouse-type structure or paved parking lot, by its sheer extent...

 

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