Scientists: New fault line caused New Zealand killer quake
By: Terrence Aym
While shocked residents continue to sift through the earthquake rubble of Christchurch, New Zealand, geologists have made a stunning discovery: the killer quake occurred along a previously unknown fault line.Now, as the death toll continues to mount, and the decimated city is wracked with...
Study: Alaska could be one of world's top ten oil producers
By: Terrence Aym
A new breakthrough study analyzing the oil reserves contained under Alaska’s Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) reveals that the state could be the eighth largest oil producer in the world.The amazing data meticulously compiled by the authors—the consulting firm Northern Economics and the...
By: Srikanth Radhakrishna
Meteorites are natural objects that originate in outer space. They fall on the Earth and survive the impact. Meteorites are found in various sizes. They are classified based on their composition as stony meteorites, iron meteorites and stony - iron meteorites. Meteorites keep falling all...
We should not Discontinue using all Plastic Containers only those that are Wasteful
By: Perry McCarney
Plastic is a wondrous, invented substance with abundant possibilities. Its real and potential value to our society is immense. Banning its constructive use in any manner is inappropriate; even though some would use it to the detriment of everyone else in modern society in some...
By: B. J. Deming
Geology is the study of the Earth: its structures, processes, and materials. Just as the Earth is quite large and composed of many things, geology is a broad discipline and a varied one. Those who go into it today generally end up in one of...
By: Jason Westley
Aurorae are spectacular light shows in the sky - nature’s equivalent of a fireworks display. If conditions are correct, billowing curtains of green and red can be seen playing across the sky around the arctic and antarctic circles. The aurora borealis is the phenomenon...
By: Jennifer Watson - 582581
Saturn is the second largest planet in the solar system. It is the sixth planet from the sun and lies between Jupiter and Uranus. The rings of Saturn are probably its most well known feature, but they are certainly not the only interesting things about...
By: Jason Caravaggio
Uranus is the seventh planet from the Sun in our solar system and is one of the 4 "Gas Giants", along with Jupiter, Saturn, and Neptune. Discovered by Sir William Herschel in 1781, the planet was named after the ancient Greek god of the sky...
What is the Aurora Borealis?
By: Louisa Dembul
Aurora Borealis is also known as the Northern Lights, and is a marvelous feature of nature. The sky is lit with colors which are moving to and fro in a pattern. Sometimes it seems the sky is closed with a big dome, like a...
By: Harry Mcclard
Hurricanes, or “typhoons” in areas other than the Atlantic Basin, do not just happen; they are the product of several stages of development. During their development, hurricanes are typically unpredictable and their paths change frequently. How does one know if the hurricane is going...

 

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