Meteorologists said Hellen was likely to be “one of the most powerful tropical cyclones ever seen over the northern channel [of the southwestern India Ocean] since the satellite era (1967).”
The primary cause of a landslide is the influence of gravity acting on weakened materials that make up a sloping area of land.
Photos from friends around the world of the March 27 and March 28 pairing of the moon with Venus. Thank you, everyone, for posting!
A BBC production shows a crow solving an 8-step puzzle to get food.
“It is a form of mind reading,” said Marvin Chun, professor of psychology, cognitive science and neurobiology and an author of the paper in the journal Neuroimage.
Last weekend’s fatal mudslide in Washington state obliterated the village of Oso, Washington and left a trail of devastation in its wake. On Tuesday, the death toll stood at 14.
Brad Josephs, who captures video of grizzlies and wolves in Alaska, commented, “Note to self: when filming grizzly bears, never hide your camera in a fish.”
An expert in atmospheric dynamics and aviation meteorology comments on the mysterious disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.
We’ve all seen satellite images of possible floating debris from the missing jet. Why can’t we just fly to that spot and find it? The answer is ocean currents.
Manatee season at the Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge in Florida is November 1 to March 31. You can almost imagine the manatees breathing a sigh of relief.