Archive: 17/03/2011

Earthquakes happen because the Earth is alive

It is well known that the surface of our planet is made up of a number of tectonic plates that are much like a massive global jigsaw puzzle. These plates move constantly and are always in contact with each other. When that ...

dateMar 17, 2011 in Earth Sciences
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Back to the future with mummified trees

When in Quttinirpaaq National Park in the Canadian Arctic, Ohio State University Earth scientist Joel Barker initially spotted some pieces of dead trees scattered on the barren ground near a glacier. Immediately, he knew ...

dateMar 17, 2011 in Earth Sciences
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