The reason why snow is white
By: Ryan Subong
Do you still remember the phrase “as white as snow” during your fifth grade lesson on simile? Well, give the credit to your language teacher for that. But have you ever asked your science teacher why the snow is white? Why are there no...
Tsunami early warning system completed
By: Terrence Aym
December 26, 2004 a massive earthquake rocked the islands of Indonesia. One of the biggest on record, experts immediately feared a gigantic tidal wave—a tsunami—would follow.And follow it did, with a horrific outcome as it swept away whole towns, changed the coastline...
The reason why snow is white
By: D. Victor
Since pure water is clear, and snow is frozen water, it might seem as though snow should be clear – not white. However, snow appears white – although on very rare occasions, it assumes other hues or appears blue when heavily compacted (the blue ice...
By: Nancy Houser
A look at the five basic types of air masses that determine the US's weather helps people better understand the upcoming weather forecast. First developed in 1920 by a Norwegian father and son team, Vilhelm and Jacob Bjerknes, understanding about air mass patterns help is...
By: Nancy Houser
Forecasting the weather has been a process dating back to the Babylonians in 650 BC, with weather predictions formed from cloud patterns and astrology. By 340 BC, Aristotle had begun to describe weather patterns in Meteorologica, a treatise containing personal theories on earth sciences that...
The reason why snow is white
By: Robert Tesla
The mystifying qualites of water never cease. From its unique polar molecular structure to its ability to occupy all three states of matter on the same planet, which most compounds only comprise one or two naturally, this element is responsible for all life on earth...
The coldest places on Earth
By: Ignacio Brown
The earth is a unique place to be in. What make it interesting are the geographical extremities that could be found in different continents of the globe. You could find the highest and the lowest, the wettest and driest and also the hottest and the...
By: Shekinah Quinnett-Cook
Danger in the water. Coral has often been mistaken for plants or rocks, but it is actually made up of accumulations of individual animals. These are coral polyps, they are small marine invertebrate animals. There are two types of corals, hard and soft. Huge colonies...
What is the difference between weather and climate?
By: L.B. Woodgate
“Climate is the average of many, many weather events, and as you change the climate, as you change average conditions, you also change the weather events that make up climate” says Dr Benjamin Santer at the Lawrence Livermore National Lab Simply put, as we...
Scientists should be Allowed to Divert a Hurricane away from a Major City
By: Muhammad Asad Nawaz
Major cities are the financial hubs of a country from which it generates a great deal of revenue. City is a monetary support to country assets and forms the framework of developments in future. Whereas, rural areas are of less political and economical value and...

 

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