By: Daniel J. Gansle
They say everything is bigger in Texas. Certainly the state is the second largest in the United States in both population and land area; and Texas steer, well, let's say you just don't want to get up close to one unless you know what you're...
Is Space Travel to the Planet Mars too Dangerous
By: Barry Williams
To my mind space travel is dangerous . It is dangerous in that people can die. However it is not too dangerous if all steps are taken to preserve life. If humans were over concerned with danger then most of the world as it is known...
By: Nikki Upton
The Aurora Borealis and Aurora Australis are truly spectacular displays of one of the many effects the Sun has upon the Earth. Whilst the science behind them is incredible, it is easy to forget the details when you observe them, as they really are a...
By: Melanie Marten
When studying natural disasters and landforms with your middle school child, information about earthquakes should be included. What better way to study the effects of earthquakes than creating one with a science experiment in your living room? This article covers some of the basic information...
By: Bob Trowbridge
Silicon Valley is a popular name for what is really Santa Clara Valley in Santa Clara County. The size, according to Wikipedia (search on Santa Clara Valley), is about 30 miles long by 15 miles wide.Its northernmost point is at the southern tip of...
Forest Thinning is Essential for Keeping Forests Healthy and People Safe
By: Zach Bigalke
Forest have managed for millennia to regulate their own growth, free from the intervention of humans. Forest thinning is a relatively new concept in the history of our planet... and it is inessential for the health of the forests. Thinning is merely a practice intended...
By: Pat Lunsford
Water pollution has had a profound effect on the environment as it is slowly poisoning our fresh water supply. Scientist aren't sure yet just how serious the current effects are but most of them worry about how fast the situation is escalating. A recent study...
By: Pat Lunsford
Preparing for a hurricane is second nature to me having lived in central Florida for nearly forty years. Most anyone who has lived in a hurricane-prone area knows the routine well. During hurricane season, most of us are already prepared because we know that even...
By: Pat Lunsford
History has proven time and time again that storms can intensify rapidly upon approach and devastate everything in its path. Other disasters such as earthquakes and tsunamis can strike with little or no warning. We may not be able to fully protect ourselves from the...
By: Paulette Redemske
As science digs for answers to the history of this planet, the earth in its own time is giving up some clues as to the why and how these events that wiped out species which inhabited the earth took place. Fossil records are difficult to...

 

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