Most grains of sand originally started as part of a larger rock.
Most people would imagine that the Earth's rotation would be immune to our tampering. As it turns out, this isn't the case.
Most people know about the mass extinction of the dinosaurs, but did you know there have been about twenty-three mass extinctions since life began on earth?
Most of the excess heat trapped by greenhouse gasses like carbon dioxide actually ends up in the oceans.
If you were sailing far from shore, how would you feel about a tremendous tsunami heading your way?
For centuries mariners have told stories of ships sunk by huge isolated ocean waves, often in perfectly clear weather.
You may have heard that global warming will result in more hurricanes that are larger and more destructive. In fact, most scientists believe this to be true.
Step (or swim) right up for a free scale cleaning! Cleaner wrasse provide a very valuable service for their underwater clients.
We've all seen the devastation caused by hurricanes, whether on the news or first-hand. However there is even more damage that most people never hear about.
What makes the Great Salt Lake in northern Utah salty? What makes freshwater lakes...well, fresh?