Earth Science


The two most famous tornadoes in popular culture are probably from “The Wizard of Oz” and “Twister”. Modern fascination with these storms really started on May 10th, 1996, when “Twister” was released; ever since then, the idea of storm chasing,…
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Signs of Spring

As spring pushes its way through the brown stubble of last year’s lawn, it is not only a sign of hope and new life, it is also a rejuvenation for the soul. The long days of winter’s domination are coming…
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Causes of Tsunamis

Tsunami means ‘harbour wave’ in Japanese and is the term used to describe the huge, powerful waves which occur in large bodies of water. Tsunamis are caused by several natural events, all catastrophic in proportion and all causing energies to…
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