Wildfires scar plants and people in different ways. The green world then recovers: And so do people.
Seismologists are studying fault zones in and around New Zealand to better understand how megathrust earthquakes happen.
Update, June 7, 2020: Here’s how they averted the crisis. September 10, 2018: Water restrictions are being eased a little bit. Update, July 18, 2018:
Atlantic Ocean tsunamis are a thing. They aren’t usually as dramatic as those in the west, but tsunamis did kill at least 60 easterners during the 20th century.
Have you ever wondered how seismologists locate earthquakes and figure out their magnitude? And, wherever the quake, what controls how much shaking you feel?
Today, volcanic eruptions are spectator sports…whee! The volume of lava poured out by Bardarbunga volcano’s ongoing eruption just surpassed that of all other