What was the most ferocious dinosaur?
By: Joseph Malek
According to the fossil record and the fossil remains found so far it appears that the most ferocious dinosaur was the Tyrannosaurs-rex. In English the name translates to "King of the Terrible Lizards." The size of that dinosaur is enough to strike faer into...
Environmental consequences of prolonged drought
By: Charles Ray
Farmers and city planners are acutely aware of the need for a reliable water supply. Most of us take water for granted. After all, even though it sometimes doesn't rain when we want it too, there's water as near as the faucet - right? This...
How tsunamis form as a result of earthquakes
By: Charles Ray
Tsunami, from a Japanese word meaning "harbor wave," for those living in coastal areas, especially on the Pacific rim, conjures up nightmares and cold sweats. These towering tidal waves, coming with little warning, can change the shape of coastlines, and, like the tsunami that...
By: Gerald Drueppel
The Same BoatNot if that science has a price tag. I have read various articles where a multitude of theories were suggested, and received an 'A' from myself for creativity alone but almost always failed the cost /benefit analysis phase. The basic motivation of such...
The difference between the moment magnitude scale and the Richter scale
By: Douglas Black
At first glance there may only appear to be a few insignificant variances between the Ricther Scale and Moment Scale, but somewhere beneath the surface lies a much more complex explanation.Now, before we start diving headlong into these unchartered waters, we should take a...
How tornadoes form
By: Douglas Black
Can you imagine a brute force powerful enough to uproot trees, hurdle vehicles through the air like they were toys, and level a home to splinters? No, than you probably are lucky enough to never have been caught in the midst of a twister.Unfortunately...
How tornadoes form
By: Caitlyn Hair
Tornadoes invoke both fear and fascination in their victims, but how are they formed? There are a few ways; however, the largest and most violent are spawned by supercell thunderstorms. Here is a breakdown of tornado formation in supercells:Stage 1: A rising column of warm...
By: Kimberly Bunch
Avalanche Survival TipsHundreds of people die each year around the world from avalanche related deaths. People want to get out there and have a great time climbing and enjoy the outdoors. You need to have the knowledge, understanding, preparedness and mind frame for be alert...
Where to find evidence of dinosaurs in Connecticut
By: Micki H
Connecticut has a wealth of places to explore when it comes to dinosaurs. Where would you look to discover the history of the greatest creatures to ever roam the earth? Below are several accredited sites.To find dinosaurs in Connecticut you must begin at the...
Avalanche survival tips
By: Avinash Mendha
What is an avalanche ?An avalanche is a huge mass of snow that breaks down from a side of mountain and slides down the mountain at very high speed, and has force to push anything which comes in its way.Formation :-Most of the avalanches...

 

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