By: Logan Feinberg
The Earth is surrounded by a blanket of air, which we call the atmosphere. It reaches over 560 kilometers (348 miles) from the surface of the Earth, so we are only able to see what occurs fairly close to the ground. Early attempts at studying...
By: David Wilcox
The old saying "The Nile is Egypt and Egypt is the Nile" is most assuredly true. The Nile River is present in nine different countries. Egypt, being most dependent on it. The Nile cuts its coarse right through the center of Egypt and provides water...
By: Joe DeShon
It's fifty years old and it's a piece of junk. In another couple hundred years, it's destined to be destroyed in a violent and fiery blaze of glory.But it's a lovable piece of junk. And maybe - just maybe - it deserves to be...
By: M C - 389775
The AtmosphereThe atmosphere is what you might call the sky. Its everywhere around you, and contains the air you breathe, with all the other gasses pulled in by earth's gravity. It reaches over 560 km from the earth, or 348 miles from the earth. Scientifically...
By: Beth Ramsay
The lithosphere is made of tectonic plates. These plates move around the Earth's surface, constantly drifting apart and crashing together. There are 12 tectonic plates in total. These 12 plates float on the liquid magma of the asthenosphere and are currently moving in all different...
By: Mary Tyrer
America's wakeup call:Due to the over use of fossil fuels, America has created grave problems, as have other countries around the world. Now that a barrel of oil is over $100 it is time for America to wake up! The difference between America and other...
By: Mary Tyrer
From the Beginning: Since man realized how to make fire he then realized there was more than just muscle and sunlight to help get through the daily business of living. The earliest of humankind found a way to use fossil fuels to his advantage. With...
By: Val Ashton
You may remember learning in school that the Earth has four oceans. But, in early 2000, the International Hydrographic Organization "reorganized" the earth's ocean mapping, and now, there are five oceans. Ocean water covers 129,443,784 square miles of the earth's surface. The five...
By: Bob Knapman
Community Benefits The study of alternative energy would be enriched by a community application. A community such as a lake resort where the local governing body could begin by drilling the Geothermal start point. This "seed" could initially provide a heat source for communal use...
By: Ian Loft
Tsunamis are much more than freak ocean waves and there are four ways in which a tsunami can result, each with varying degrees of power. What sets a tsunami apart from normal or even giant surf beach waves is their phenomenal wavelength, which is the...

 

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