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Posts tagged geology

February 24, 2011

 

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Death Valley Mystery: Rocks That Move On Their Own

Death Valley has many mysteries, including one of nature's strangest phenomena: rocks that move on their own.

November 30, 2010

 

A close up view of the inside of Mount Rainier

Ice, Lava, Geology, And Mount Rainier

What happened to the lava at Mount Rainier? Why is the story so unusual?

November 29, 2010

 

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Mount Rainier And Its Strange Lava

There's a mystery happening along the slopes of Mount Rainier in Washington State.

September 20, 2010

 

Middle East desert with oil rig

Why Does The Middle East Have Such An Abundance Of Fossil Fuels?

Why is the Middle East the place to find oil?

September 14, 2010

 

Vestmannaeyjar volcano

Vestmannaeyjar, The Town That Fought A Volcano And Won

Could a fire department stop a volcano? Learn about the town of Vestmannaeyjar and their brave firefighters who battled a volcano.

September 13, 2010

 

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Are Underwater Volcanoes Stifled By Water?

When volcanoes erupt underwater, do the waves and ocean currents help calm the eruption?

August 27, 2010

 

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27 Best Twitter Accounts For Science Lovers

Do you love Twitter? Well, @momentofscience compiled a list of top Twitter accounts all science lovers should follow. Who do you follow on Twitter?

June 9, 2010

 

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How The Earthquake In Chile Shortened Our Days

You may have heard that the earthquake in Chile caused our days to become a little shorter. How is this possible?

May 14, 2010

 

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Why Aren’t There Any Mountains Taller Than Everest On Earth?

Have you ever wondered what the highest mountain on earth was? Well, it is Everest. But, what about mountains on other planets?

April 28, 2010

 

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Why Do The Magnetic Poles Switch Places?

Have you ever wondered why the magnetic fields change places?

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