Al Qaeda and ISIS are Islamic movements that combine modern technology and methods, but have differing ideologies.
Archives for January 2016
There were earthquakes offshore in Alaska, the Mediterranean and Oregon in the week of 21-27 January. Why didn’t they generate any tsunamis?
On January 22-24, a good part of the eastern US was pummeled by a nor’easter with roots deep in the Pacific Ocean. What made this storm so strong? And is it just another storm — or a hint of things to come?
Did you feel the burn? Everywhere — on land and sea, north and south — December 2015 and the full year were the hottest in a very long time (like tens of thousands of years). Decoded Science breaks down NOAA’s latest report on global temperatures.
Albert Einstein famously disliked Quantum Mechanics, which purports to explain the behavior of very small objects. What makes these tiny particles different from the rest of the universe?
Earthquakes in Japan, Bolivia and Alaska illustrate what we can deduce from an earthquake’s depth.
When you hear the term, ‘Electronics’ you might think of a motherboard, a robot, a tangle of wires, and other metal and plastic devices that beep and whirr. Science may have changed that paradigm forever – there are now electronic devices that break up after they are no longer necessary for internal monitoring, so your […]
In a quiet week, there were earthquakes in the Philippines and Japan, plus another noteworthy tremor in the ongoing Oklahoma series.
Traditional Chinese Medicine, or TCM, is becoming more familiar, and acceptable, to the Western Medicine culture of evidence-based and research-based treatment.
This week the focus is on humans – causing earthquakes or victims of them – in India, North Korea and Oklahoma.