By: AngelaWhite
Hurricanes are powerful storms that can leave a lot of damage after they have moved on. This article will tell you what to do during a hurricane. The news is forecasting a huge tropical storm that will hit your area and is urging residents to...
Great Rivers of the World Live on
By: B. J. Deming
In weakness there is often hidden strength. Water droplets destroy mountains and wash them into the sea by breaking down the stone one tiny piece at a time and carrying the debris off, first in brooks, then in streams, then larger and larger rivers, until...
By: Terrence Aym
NASA has been warning about it…scientific papers have been written about it…geologists have seen its traces in rock strata and ice core samples… Now "it" is here: an unstoppable magnetic pole shift that has sped up and is causing life-threatening havoc with the...
By: Jason Westley
Our planet is a complex object. Its composition is varied, and the processes which drive change are unpredictable. The distance from the surface of the earth to its centre is over 6000 kilometres and mankind has succeeded in drilling just 0.2 percent of this...
By: Lenna Gonya
The hazards of nuclear war have been public knowledge for decades. Certainly, for the areas initially affected, the result would mean millions of deaths, either by the direct result of the explosion or the ensuing radiation poisoning. However, there is another factor that would influence...
By: Gwendolen Bennett
When it comes to converting temperatures, there are two ways. The easiest is to use a converter such as this one. If you don't convert temperatures often, this may be a fine choice. But, if you don’t want to depend on converters to switch...
Ancient myths of a hollow Earth
By: Gary Wonning
The Land Before Time Volumes have been written concerning the search for the inner earth or the land before time. Articles have been written in which it is stated that explorer Admiral Byrd and others have encountered a hole in the earth's surface at the...
How to convert temperatures
By: Cameron Orth
Temperature conversion involves a simple but easily forgotten equation involving two temperature scales: Fahrenheit and Celsius. Less common but often just as important to science are the Kelvin scale and the related Rankine scale, both of which are based upon absolute zero. This article discusses...
By: Stephanie Fehr
A geode is a hollow geological rock formation found in volcanic or sedimentary rocks. Crystals form inside rock cavities or vugs. Many geodes are spherical in shape. A vug forms along fissures, rather than the spherical formation. The exterior is commonly limestone and the inner...
How dams are used for power generation and flood control
By: Linda Sunkle-Pierucki
Whether babbling peacefully across a sun-drenched meadow or raging as a torrent down a rocky canyon, water provides a vital lifeline to all living things. Although often depicted as a placid pond, water remains one of the most primitive and first-harnessed powers in the history...

 

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