What happened to the lava at Mount Rainier? Why is the story so unusual?
There's a mystery happening along the slopes of Mount Rainier in Washington State.
When volcanoes erupt underwater, do the waves and ocean currents help calm the eruption?
Have you ever wondered why the magnetic fields change places?
Did you know that years and years ago the magnetic poles switched places?
You’re a polar explorer and you’ve just reached the north pole. The huskies are yapping, the cameras are ready and you’re just about to unfurl the flag when, all of a sudden, the north pole becomes the south pole. Imagine your chagrin. Okay, so it doesn’t really happen that fast, but it’s true that in the past the earth’s magnetic poles have switched places. In fact, it seems to happen roughly every 250,000 years or so. How do we know this? Learn more on this Moment of Science.
A mysterious geological feature can be found on the slopes of Mount Rainier, a volcano in Washington state. Learn more on this Moment of Science.
Do you ever stop to think about how all living things are ultimately related? "Life Traces in Lava" on this Moment of Science.
Learn about the oldest human footprints on this Moment of Science.