By: Charles Hughes
Geologists love field trips. They'll travel thousands of miles to explore rich geological sites such as the Grand Canyon of the United States or the Great Rift Valley of Africa. In these locales, earth and rocks from many different eras lie exposed, laid down in...
Preparing for a hurricane
By: Tom Karlin
Even though hurricane landfalls can be accurately predicted using computer models' days in advance, many people still live by the "it won't happen here" philosophy. Unfortunately, most storms as we know, do not respect wishful thinking' attitudes. Hurricanes are debatably the easiest disaster to prepare...
By: Mary Brandeberry
Perhaps what we think as global warming is merely a return to a normal climate for earth. As taught by science, thousands of years ago dinosaurs and other great lizards roamed the earth. Fossils containing palm leaves, prehistoric insects, and small reptiles were found...
Preparing for a hurricane
By: Elisa Daigle
Alot of people don't realize the major dangers in a Hurricane, unless they experience it. I was one of them.When preparing for a Hurricane there are a vast of steps to making sure you and your family are safe and secure. Yet alone there...
By: Aaron Murray
Where would we be without water? There is only one word to answer this question. DEAD! There would be absolutely no life on earth without it. The earth would be a giant, dry rock with no life upon it. No plants, No animals, No humans...
Preparing for a hurricane
By: L. M. Hosler
Hurricanes can be dangerous, costly and can often be deadly. This is why it is important to plan ahead and be well prepared. Planning ahead for a hurricane can help to save lives, reduce potential damage to valuable property, and reduce the stress of surviving...
Is Space Travel to the Planet Mars too Dangerous
By: Nancy Houser
Human space travel to planet Mars will require huge payloads of material, merchandise, supplies, etc., that are larger than the unmanned spacecraft itself. The fact remains that nobody knows how to prepare for such an adventure because nobody has ever done it before on such...
By: Frank Treverez
Who needs a plant garden when you can have a rock garden? Never mind the fact that you do not need to worry too much about unwanted weeds growing up through your rocks, or having to trim back that big rock in front of your...
By: Adam Maycock
Few viewers of the Weather Channel, or any other weather forecast outlet, will appreciate the highly technical nature of the systems required to make the prediction. The process involves massive computing power, huge amounts of observational data, complex scientific models, and highly skilled forecasters. It's...
By: Reed Green
A better title to this discussion might be "How we contaminate our lakes". Contaminate according to Merriam-Webster is to "soil, stain, corrupt, or infect by contact or association" or "to make unfit for use by the introduction of unwholesome or undesirable elements". Pollute on the...

 

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