now in in this model were using a rubber band to represent the elastic element of the earth. Of course, the earth doesn’t have any rubber bands The Earth is made of solid rock. This is apiece a solid rock… Continue Reading
Hi, this is Emily in a special musical edition of MinuteEarth featuring Science with Tom. The food webs of the world all used to have so-called apex predators – like lions, tigers, and bears – at the very top. But… Continue Reading
– So, we do lots of climate and environment stories, and we’ve run up against one concept all the time, sea level rise. This probably isn’t news to you, but as the planet warms the average sea level is rising,… Continue Reading
As the leading edge of the continental plate is compressed, the land rises and the inland area flexes downward. Inland coseismic uplift can be very subtle and is greatly exaggerated here.
Would you like to eat a brownie – shaped like a piece of poop, or slurp delicious soup – out of a newly-sanitized bedpan, or drink a freshly-squeezed glass of juice – into which someone had dipped a sterilized cockroach?… Continue Reading
NIMBUS is now the focus of advanced research and development in the meteorological program NIMBUS will carry both daytime and night-time camera systems An attractive feature of the next NIMBUS will be the ability of small relatively inexpensive ground stations… Continue Reading
Hi, this is Kate from MinuteEarth. Humans are not the fastest mammals on the planet, but over really long distances, we can outrun every other species on land… except certain dogs. The greatest ultramarathoners on the planet are husky/malamute mixes… Continue Reading