Hurricane Florence Tied to Climate Change

Hurricane Florence Tied to Climate Change

The fierce, roaring winds and heavy rain of hurricanes are extremely dangerous and frightening. However, to the people living in the Carolinas, this terror is a reality. Hurricane Florence first made landfall near Wrightsville Beach in North Carolina. It brought 92...
Science Behind Tropical Cyclones

Science Behind Tropical Cyclones

When a tropical cyclone hits, many people experience the wrath of the most violent type of storm on Earth. Many people refer to these storms using different names such as typhoons, cyclones, tropical storms, or hurricanes. However, what most people don’t know is that...
Toba Catastrophe Theory Debunked

Toba Catastrophe Theory Debunked

Volcanic eruptions can be disastrous to every organism living in its shadows. However, some volcanoes are so large that they are referred to as supervolcanoes. When supervolcanoes erupt, it can have world-wide catastrophic effects. In 1816, Mount Tambora erupted in...
The Science of Ghosts and the Essence of the Human Soul

The Science of Ghosts and the Essence of the Human Soul

Original work done by Payton Yerke Hansen from Southern Utah University; October 21, 2014 Ghosts and the sense of an afterlife have enthralled our imagination, media, and religions for centuries. In a recent poll, it was found that 45% of all Americans believe ghosts...
Flash Floods- The Cause of Most Weather-Related Deaths

Flash Floods- The Cause of Most Weather-Related Deaths

Flash floods are the number one cause of weather-related deaths in the world because of their immense power, speed, and unpredictability. In the United States, the amount of deaths caused by floods largely exceeds those killed by tornadoes, hurricanes, and lightning...