By: Eric Bailey
When witnessing their destructive potential, knowing how sinkholes form can become a more intriguing piece of knowledge. Sinkholes explained in the simplest way are holes, or depressions, in the ground. A sinkhole can also be said to be a hole in the surface of a...
How to make alternative electricity
By: Robert Watson
When starting a solar energy DIY to add alternative energy production capabilities to your home, a single question many folks have before they start is: What will I need to complete the conversion?Of course before you start with anything, you ought to get a...
Introduction to the thermal desorption of gases
By: Nigel Holmes
Thermal desorption is a process of using heat to remove a material, usually organic, from a surface. In very simplistic terms, it could be thought of as boiling off a contaminant from a surface, although there is generally no liquid phase involved. For a more...
By: Wing Puah
In June 2010, a sinkhole, estimated to be 60 feet wide and 300 feet deep, appears overnight at Guatemala city. Sinkholes cause thousands if not millions of dollars in damage each year to urban development and infrastructure. What is the exact science behind these hell...
By: B. J. Deming
Every year, heat, moisture, and wind in the warm seas north and south of the equator combine to form nature's most powerful storm. Whether you call it a hurricane, typhoon, or tropical cyclone, its vast swirl of clouds and clear central eye are instantly recognizable...
Study: World's sixth mass extinction may be underway
By: Terrence Aym
Earth may be doomed to a sixth major extinction event and Mankind is significantly at risk of going the way of the dinosaurs.So claim a team of worried scientists whose findings are published in the journal Nature.The lead researcher, Professor Anthony Barnosky of...
The 7 natural Wonders of the World
By: William Bailey - 622607
Our planet has an abundance of beautiful, breathtaking wonders. There are many lists of “wonders” throughout the globe. The seven natural wonders must be just that, natural. Historical significance and uniqueness are just two factors in qualifying locations or objects to carry the title...
Mars is Human Space Travel through the Universe to the Planet too Dangerous
By: Johnnie D Williams
Since the creation of life danger has been inherent. It is an essential part of existence itself. Without the notion of accepted risk many world events would have never happened. The discovery of the New World in 1492, man on the moon, and Operation Normandy...
How to prepare for a Tsunami
By: Cinda Smaagaard
Living on the West Coast of the Pacific Northwest has taught me a few things about tsunami warnings and how to prepare. Here are 10 things you need to know about a possible tsunami natural disaster. 1) Familiarize yourself with the local area's tsunami warning...
Causes of earthquakes
By: Kris Abramovic
Earthquakes occur everywhere around the world and they cannot be stopped. Caused by convection currents in the mantle, both phenomena’s cause seismic activity. This essay is about these two disasters and their effect on the global environment. Also, this paper will dictate whether or...

 

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