Earth Science

Biography Norman l Skene

Who was Norman L. Skene, an MIT graduate born 1878 and lived till 1932 and proved himself as nothing  but a genius of many different disciplines; i.e., a mathematician, a man of oceanographic physics, aerodynamics, designer, artist,  builder, engineer;  a…
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Hurricane Facts

Hurricanes, they are massive weather systems that are spawned in the Caribbean sea and Atlantic Ocean every summer between the months of May and October.  Interestingly enough, storms of this type in the Pacific Ocean are known as typhoons and…
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Signs of Spring

SIGNS THAT SPRING HAS ARRIVED Depending on the weather I usually start to notice signs of spring round about the middle of February at approximately the time of Saint Valentines day, which many years ago was thought by many people to be the…
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Causes of Tsunamis

The largest earthquake ever recorded struck Chile in 1960, measuring 9.5 on the Richter scale. Approximately 1,655 people died in the monstrous quake. Besides the devastation in Chile, about 140 people died in Japan, 61 in Hawaii, and 32 in…
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