A major earthquake in Afghanistan – M7.5 – resulted from the ongoing collision between India and Eurasia.
Gels are the primary constituents of modern disposable diapers. Their uses are wide-ranging and valuable.
Joaquin is headed out to sea. But a historic flood looms from Carolina to Canada and Joaquin is part of the cause..
Thunderstorms in Utah were responsible for at least 16 deaths this week due to flash flooding. What is the science behind a flash flood and how does it happen?
This week’s featured earthquake include large tremors in relatively remote areas (Alaska and Papua New Guinea) and a smaller one close to Los Angeles.
Fire and water have been on the weather menu this week in California. The state’s multi-year drought has left half of California in what’s called an exceptional drought, the highest level on the drought scale. While fires often occur in sparsely-populated areas that contain dry brush and forested land, one of this week’s fires was […]
Raindrops normally sink into the ground or meander harmlessly in a lake, stream, or river. But sometimes …..
Weather Pattern Government changes emphasis but it still doesn’t move much. Is this the pattern for the summer?
This week was all about the southern Pacifica and the western Pacific. But there was earthquake activity in California, too.
Although New Zealand’s Hikurangi subduction zone hasn’t ruptured in recorded history, new research confirms it’s capable of generating very large earthquakes indeed.