Earth Sciences

What are some geothermal energy facts for kids?
The U.S. Energy Information Administration mentions that the word "geothermal" comes from the Greek words geo, meaning...
Where is the Yucatan Peninsula crater?
The Chicxulub crater is roughly 180 kilometers in diameter and 10 kilometers deep. There is strong evidence that the impact...
What is "thermal stratification"?
Cold water is denser than warm water. Consequentially, it sinks to the bottom of a body of water. By the same principle...
What is a Chinese seismograph?
Scientists have attempted to replicate the Chinese seismograph but don't know what was inside of Hêng's brass container...
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