By: John Atchison
We as a society are always asking the youth of the world to try and make a positive contribution to it, instead of doing things that might inevitably cause it harm. We hope that there might be a genius out there that will cultivate their...
By: Jerome Carter
How cold does it get in Canada? That all depends on which part of the country you're in. Canada has a reputation for being a cold country, and that reputation is well-deserved in many cases. Much of Canada is very cold for much of the...
How planet Earth was formed
By: Jordan Cropper
Planet Earth is the most amazing place in the universe. It is the only planet that we know of upon which all manner of life has evolved to colonise every conceivable corner, on land, in the sea and even in the air. Ever since one...
By: Cameron Scott
From the earliest times that people first laid seed in the ground, farmers have watched the weather, trying to figure out what it's going to do next. It all started with trying to plant so that the crops aren't going to be killed by a...
The scientific reasons behind Earth's seasons
By: Thomas Penna
What are the scientific reasons for Earth's modified seasonal states? It is common knowledge that weather conditions are based on the Earth's distance from the sun. However, it doesn't stop with that base knowledge. That is only a portion of 'why' the seasons change. Another...
By: Terrence Aym
What if a super-quake set off other super-quakes around the world in a cascading cacophony of catastrophe?Since the mega-thrust quake that struck northeastern Japan during March 2011, that question is on the lips of many.Clusters of earthquake cascadesSome researchers believe that non-local earthquake...
By: Cameron Crawford
Every several years, local weathermen talk extensively about El Nino. Responsible for affecting weather patterns on a large scale, El Nino is responsible for unseasonably heavy rain and flooding in some areas, and devastating drought in others. Despite its common reference by meteorologists, the average...
By: Terrence Aym
Geophysicist Richard Aster from the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology is concerned—very concerned. Evidence he's amassed leads him to the inescapable belief that the Earth has plunged into a terribly dangerous period of huge, devastating earthquakes.The prominent scientist—the current president...
By: Lenna Gonya
The earth is made up of four distinct layers, and the top two, the mantle and the crust are constructed from a collection of pieces called plates. These tectonic plates, shift, move, press against one another, and become wedged together. When they become unstuck, they...
By: Ray Thomas
The ground upon which people stand is neither as stable nor as still as it seems. The earth’s surface, or crust, is in constant motion though at a rate many hundreds of times slower than even a snail’s pace. The crust is the...

 

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