This week there were many medium-sized earthquakes but the two largest were in the Western Pacific and off New Zealand. The United States also saw a high number of tremors.
Archives for November 2014
Extreme weather event Artichoke is smashing temperature records in the US. And there’s a new tropical cyclone. Betcha can’t guess where.
The recent signing by China and the USA to limit climate change was hailed by some in the world’s media as ground breaking. Is it all just hot air?
The extreme outbreak of cold which Decoded Science has named Artichoke will continue and be accompanied by pulses of snow and rain.
In November 2013, a new island appeared in the western Pacific. A year on, Niijima/Nishinoshima is still growing. What’s the process by which new land forms?
What is the best way for parents to communicate with young adults? Research shows using multiple types of communication produces the most satisfactory dialogue from both perspectives.
Earthquakes may follow a broadly predictable pattern – but individual events continue to puzzle and surprise us, as this week’s tremors demonstrate.
It is the environment in which electrons find themselves that most strongly affects their properties. There are bound and unbound electrons.
Bye-bye Super-Typhoon Nuri; Hello Extreme Winter Weather Event Artichoke. Action shifts from the tropical Pacific to the US heartland — but there’s a connection.
Iceland’s Bárðarbunga volcano continues to erupt – and one of the most interesting features is the gas it produces.