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Today's severe drought, tomorrow's normal

( -- While the worst drought since the Dust Bowl of the 1930s grips Oklahoma and Texas, scientists are warning that what we consider severe drought conditions in North America today may be normal for the continent ...

dateDec 06, 2011 in Earth Sciences
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The Atlantic 'resting' -- for now

Geophysicists have simulated when the continents around the Atlantic develop active continental margins with earthquakes and volcanoes. According to the model, ‘real’ fully active subduction zones will not form ...

dateMay 23, 2011 in Earth Sciences
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Full solar eclipse turns day to night in Asia

(AP) -- From the Ganges River in India to remote islands of the Pacific, the sun rose Wednesday only to vanish again, allowing the stars to twinkle into view in the longest total solar eclipse this century will see - a celestial ...

dateJul 22, 2009 in Space Exploration
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