This week we look at a variety of natural hazards, some of which are increasing in frequency or intensity through human activity.
Archives for August 2018
Allotropic carbon forms have become a super-hot research item! One spectacular form is the diamondoid. Its importance ranges from the world of astronomy to the quantum world.
There have been a lot of large earthquakes recently – but does this represent a trend?
This week’s digest looks at earthquakes, volcanoes, and the broader concept of whether we need plate tectonics for a habitable planet.
An earthquake in Indonesia, a lake on Mars, and old ice in the Antarctic – all are included in this week’s geoscience roundup.