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by HLesley
4 years ago
Earthquake Prediction: Folklore and Science

Earthquakes happen suddenly and without warning, and can create horrendous devastation.  No wonder, then, that people throughout the ages have looked for warning signs, or precursors, that might alert them to impending disaster.

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by WJHunter
4 years ago
Weather Facts That Will Impress Your Friends and Might Save Your Life

This article will help you spot common weather-related myths and misunderstandings. It will help you understand and talk about weather in a scientifically accurate and informed way, which will either annoy your friends or impress them. 

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by Silence Dogood
5 years ago
What Were Earth's Continents Like and What Will They Become?

If you have ever looked at a map before, you may have noticed that many of the land masses of Earth fit together like a puzzle. Don't worry, you're not crazy, but you may have unintentionally noticed one of the key clues to Continental Drift. Humans live long compared to other mammals, but not that long in the scope of geological change. The Earth's continents are constantly shifting over the span of billions of years, but humans never get to witness it in their lifetimes. The following article will take you back about 3.6 billion years and reveal some of the Earth's oldest and most mysterious supercontinents.

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by Viking
6 years ago
Survive an Earthquake

A disastrous earthquake could occur at any time. Learn what you need to do to keep you and your family safe.

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by savickram
6 years ago
Sailing Stones : Do they SAIL by themselves ?

This article discusses about the first documented geological phenomenon of Sailing Stones, where rocks sail without human or animal intervention. This article traces the history of first observation and then research & experiments & theories for the cause of sailing stones. It concludes by providing the best possible postulate and technologies difficulties even in the advanced times to record this phenomenon. 

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by Amerowolf
6 years ago
Head In the Clouds? Know What is Up There - Types of Clouds

Clouds are collective masses of either water droplets or crystals of ice. Clouds are a near ever present companion to the sky lines, sometimes molding themselves into abstract shapes or amassing in a great mass of gray and black warning of storms. Due to the many different shapes and sizes of clouds they have be classified into a variety of different types of clouds.

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by Dr. Jerry Cunningham
6 years ago
The Origin of New Madrid Earthquake Fault Zone

This article gives details about one of the largest earthquake fault zones in the world, The New Madrid Fault Zone.

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by Matt Smith
6 years ago
Deadly Natural Disasters You Might Face in the United States

Tornadoes, Earthquakes, Hurricanes and other disasters may come your way, depending on the region of America that you live in. Be informed and prepared for the disasters that are most likely to hit your area.

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by mariuski
6 years ago
How Can Hail Damage a Car?

Hail is an atmospheric phenomenon provoked by the freezing of water droplets in clouds, which can be very dangerous and destructive for cars, planes and crops.

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by mariuski
6 years ago
Fulgurites: When Lightning Meets Sand

Fulgurites are created when lightning meets sand or soil. They are amorphous crystal structures resulting from the melting ad quick solidification of sand/rock/soil, and they look like roots or tubules.

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by NightFall
7 years ago
Out of the Cold Blue Sky - Sprites, Jets, and Elves

What are sprite, jets and elves? Find out what they are, and why they are so strange.

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by NightFall
7 years ago
How Much Salt is in Salt Water?

How much salt is in salt water? The answer is surprisingly involved.

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by NightFall
7 years ago
3 Myths About Tornado Safety

Tornado myths. What they are, how they differ from fact, and how to actually stay safe from a tornado.

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by Lithium77
7 years ago
Mother Nature: Thunderstorms

An undeniable wild and extreme force of nature, thunderstorms can be both amazing and deadly all at the same time. The thick, black clouds associated with thunderstorms have the potential to generate the same amount of energy as a small nuclear bomb. That is hundreds and hundreds of megawatts of energy being released in a single thunderstorm. A thunderstorm is defined as a storm that contains both lightning and thunder which is caused by unstable atmospheric conditions. At any given time there are 1800 thunderstorms raging in the world, and annually there are around 16 million thunderstorms.

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by Mike Gransbury
7 years ago
Different rock types explained

The three different categories of rock are Igneous, Sedimentary and Metamorphic. Rocks are divided into these categories depending on the way that they were formed.

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by Mathias
7 years ago
The 5 Most Awesome Materials in the World

Throughout our history, mankind has always created new materials to accomodate for our growing needs. Although the terms have changed a bit from the early days, when the only reason to invent new things were to have new ways of killing each other, that principle still holds true.

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by tfsjason
7 years ago
What is GIS mapping and how are you benefiting from it

This is an introduction about GIS mapping. You will learn what it is and how it is being used in a growing number of fields to benefit society.

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by claudslewis
7 years ago
Top 5 Dark Skies in the World for a Stargazer

Dark skies refer to large patches of sky that are relatively free of light pollution, making them perfect for any stargazer. While anyone can get away to a neighborhood park far from street lighting to see starry skies, the view won’t be as good as at a remote area devoid of artificial lighting. That’s because the sky over the park will still have sky glow from surrounding city lights. You’ll be able to see maybe 100 stars at the most at the park, but there are a few places in the world that have such pure and natural dark skies, that you can see over 1000 stars and even the Milky Way and other galaxies.

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by tfsjason
7 years ago
Learn how GIS is helping the modern farmer with precision agriculture

GIS is a field of research that can benefit farmers greatly by revealing important information that they need for better farming practices.

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by BobD
8 years ago
What Is Tantalite And Tantalum?

Check out the origins and basic uses of tantalum.

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