By: Rex Trulove
It wasn't all that long ago when there was a lot of contention over which river was really the longest. To a point, there still is. Most people have accepted that the two longest rivers in the world are the Nile and the Amazon. Which...
By: Erika Frensley
Earth's geology and tectonics has created amazing geology and geologic features. This article briefly describes the deepest points and the highest points on Earth.DEEPEST POINTSThere are actually two deepest points on Earth: the Mariana Trench in the Pacific Ocean, and the Dead Sea in...
Why the world suffers hurricanes and tornados
By: Nicolas Piche
We all know that hurricanes and tornadoes are nature's most powerful weather phenomenon on our planet. But why are these occurring here on Earth? We all know that the consequences are terrible: depending on the country hit, heavy death tolls, as well as impressive damages...
Explaining biodiversity loss
By: Elizabeth Kells
According to the Encarta Dictionary, the definition of biodiversity is "the range of organisms present in a particular ecological community or system. It can be measured by the numbers and types of different species, or the genetic variations within and between species." When I...
Hypercanes: A theoretical possibility
By: Joshua Clark
We all are familiar with hurricanes, some people have now fully obtained a sense of the awesome power and energy that one can create, since hurricane Katrina our eyes have opened more to the capabilities of this monstrous wind titans who's wind speed can reach...
Some water conservation strategies
By: Jackie Money
It's amazing how simple it is to conserve water and recycle at one and the same time! Isuspect, like many of you out there, you're concerned about the human impact on poor old Mother Earth. A lot of us have, for a good number of...
How can we improve weather forecasting?
By: Amber Stewart
Using our local weathermen has become a laughing joke. On Wednesday they might say the weekend weather will be fair and when the weekend gets here it will probably rain. My local weather station seems to have a problem even knowing when a current storm...
Jade and associated minerals
By: John Carter
The very name speaks of the orient, of China, and other far away places lost in the mists of time. But in fact the name jade is from Spanish "piedra de yjado" literally "kidney stone." Yet most jade today is found in North America...
Fossil fuels and the environment
By: Allan Taylor
Fossil Fuels are the New Green PowerIf we want a greening planet we must have more CO2 in the atmosphere. We have been doing this by burning fossil fuels to an increasing extent and the planet has responded favorably. We have benefited because now we...
Mars Traveling to Mars Mars Space Station Nano Technology Application Concept of Space Travel
By: Darren James Bighetty
To travel to Mars: Using today's technologies that can trace energy elements from protons, and the traces of energy particles that are caused through reactions, going to mars on a planned mission, that is consisting of human travelers, is possible. Right now with the advancements...

 

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