Radioactive disaster areas are a concern for many, particularly those near Fukushima; the idea of ‘half life’ is not just interesting, but also important.
Archives for July 2014
This week’s earthquakes included a shallow subduction-related tremor in Alaska – and an unusual M4.0 in the English Channel.
There’s unusual weather at opposite ends of the US and a record cold spell in between. The tropics heat up, and global warming will affect hockey. Find out what, where, and why.
The earthquake which struck west of Seattle on 28 july is just one of many types of ‘quake which can occur off the Pacific coast of the north west USA.
Local reporter Sean Bergin’s comments about crime and fatherless youth in the black community raised a firestorm of criticism, but was he right or wrong?
The Ebola outbreak is severe; now concentrated in major African cities which have direct links to the United States through international air routes.
A new study has found the neurological basis for our preference for the things we choose ourselves, over what others give us.
Listeria contamination in peaches, plums, and other foods has prompted a fruit recall affecting Wal Mart, Trader Joe’s and Costco among others.
AH5017 went down, presumably in a thunderstorm, in southern Mali. Could the accident have been avoided?
Nick Rubin, a self-taught programmer still in high school, wrote the Greenhouse app without ever taking a computer class. How difficult is coding, really?