By: d.l.a.abbott
The core and mantle.The core and mkantle together make up the main body of the earth. except from the upper mantle they are to deep to be stdied with direct tests. This maens that our understanding of them has to come from indirect studies...
A guide to backyard geology
By: Rex Trulove
There is scarcely a time that we go out for a drive, camping, fishing, hunting, hiking, or otherwise into the outdoors, that we don't look for and collect stones or look at and explorer interesting geological features. This has become a family thing, and besides...
By: Sangay Glass
There are numerous government and private agencies that are in place to protect and oversee our natural resources and valued species. As citizens we need to realize the role we play in conservation and how we can help these agencies do their best.MAKE RESPONSIBLE...
By: Steve Banks
Backyard Geology: A Rockhound's TaleThe fever came over me one late winter's day while readying my flower beds for the spring planting. It came over me suddenly and unexpectedly, with a power of discovery I had not known since I was a child. I contracted...
By: Alan Watson
Geologists work in numerous industries including(In the UK) British Geological Survey (Definition of Stratigraphy)Earthquake Monitoring (Predictive)Oil Industry (Exploratory and Operational)Quarrying (Exploratory and Operational)Transport (Maintaining and Developing Infrastructure)Construction (Ground Investigation and Geotechnical Design)In the latter example, a sector where I have personal experience, geologists work for...
By: Micky Fricker
If we don't start respecting our Earth we will all be heading For Extinction.It is difficult to ascertain how many species have vanished of the face of the planet because one species called man, a species has to disappear for 50 years before...
By: Eric Madrid
Bees, Allergies and Genetically Modified Food-Over the last few years, scientists have begun noticing that the bee population has been dwindling. The term used to describe this is CCD, or Colony Collaps Disorder. The reason for CCD is not known for certain, but many theories...
By: avante guardian
Backyard geology can be a fascinating hobby with little or no investment.Backyard Geology begins with you developing an eye for different shapes, colors or other things that will catch your eye and compel you to bend over and pick up a stone.Since the...
By: Joel Stottlemire
Why Io Erupts: Gravitational Tidal ForcesIo, a moon of Jupiter, is the most volcanically active body in the solar system. It is so hot and fluid that it turns itself entirely inside out ever few hundred millennia. How a moon sized object could be so...
By: Chris Handy
When referring to science one refers to the studies of the physical world through observation, the formation of theories, and experimentation to prove or disprove those theories. Scientists though, are supposed to look at these theories with constant skepticism. For instance, Einstein took Newton's...

 

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