This week saw significant earthquakes in Kyrgyzstan and Alaska – and in a week of seismic political shock in Europe, were there any earthquakes?
Archives for June 2016
The Ryder’s Cup of math(s): Competing Pi Days. Which continent’s got it right? Or are they both wrong?
This week saw earthquakes in the western Pacific, mid-Atlantic and in Oklahoma.
The temperature did not decline in May, but at least the rate of increase did. Let’s talk about global temperature records, climate change, and May, 2016.
Plate tectonics are rarely simple – as this week’s featured earthquakes, in the Solomon Islands, Nicaragua and California – testify.
Oxygenated organic compounds can often have one or more sulfur atoms substitute for oxygen, resulting in so-called sulfur analogs.
This week saw earthquake activity in Sumatra and in the remote Kermadec Islands. And in Oklahoma, things seem to be quietening down.
Rising global temperatures show no let-up. El Niño ends. Birds die by the hundreds of thousands. A tropical cyclone whips up the Indian Ocean and hurricane season begins in the Atlantic and Pacific. Busy times for Decoders.
This week’s earthquakes – all subduction-related – occurred in the South Atlantic, the Western Pacific and Alaska.