Jacobus Van’t Hoff: Imagination and Science

Scientists go farther into the actual wonders of life, the universe, and everything by using their imagination as well as training their minds to observe and understand the most minute details of everything around them. We have Jacobus Van’t Hoff and others like him to thank for that.

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Caribbean Plate Volcanoes: The Lesser Antilles

The Atlantic Ocean fits our general idea of how plate tectonics works–“big crack” in the middle, with seafloor spreading towards the Americas on one side and Europe and Africa on the other. There’s a lot more going on in the Caribbean. And it involves volcanism and earthquakes, both of which are capable of kicking up a tsunami in this part of the world.

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