Major Decisions: Geology

At SUU we provide innovative and relevant education Choosing a major is a first step. I'm Scott Wyatt, president of Southern Utah University. This series of spotlights will allow you to meet and hear from professors who have found their passion and teach it every day. Who do we have with us, Ellen? This is Spotlight on Geology with Dr. Johnny MacLean. Thank you so much for being with us today. Thanks for having me! So tell me what you love about your field. Well, geology is the study of how the earth changes and so I love getting outside […]

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How We Design Buildings To Survive Earthquakes

DNews is based in grand historical San Francisco. Identified for its tradition, or counterculture,colossal reddish orange bridge, and earthquakes. Earthquakes happen when tectonic plates shift. This sudden burst of power sends seismicwaves taking pictures in all instructions. These waves can violently shake buildingsboth up and down and part to part with giant force. Its this forceful moving that actuallycauses stress on the constructions to the point of collapse. As we reside in an Earthquake susceptible subject, werealize a most important reality. Earthquakes dont kill individuals. Constructions do. So researchers have spent a variety of time wonderinghow to make constructions safer. […]

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Sunny Steps & the Volcano | The Squad (Fortnite Animation)

– Hey, you guys ever notice how every episode just starts with us running and finding something? – Hold that thought, Tanner! I think I found something. – [Calamity] A cannon? – Well get in, big guy. (fuse hissing) What? Who put Fish Stick in charge of the matches? – Woohoo! – This is it, guys. The treasure we've been searching for all these years. – Oops! Ouch, aw! Sorry! – Hey, wow, check it out, skins! – Look at all this treasure! We just became the richest people in the world! – Good idea, Fish Stick, let's keep moving. […]

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Columbia River Basalt Group – Related to Cascade Volcanoes?

Hello young people. The Columbia River Basalt, near Quincy, Washington. We're at Quincy, Washington but we could pick any spot between Spokane, Washington and Seaside, Oregon to do this show. These brown layers of basalt are everywhere in the places where the Ice Age Floods did massive amounts of erosion thousands of years ago. There's more than 300 layers of basalt here. 300 separate volcanic eruptions and the stack of basalt is more than two miles thick in places. The lavas started erupting 17 million years ago. And flooded a landscape, buried a landscape in lava. The obvious question is […]

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TIMELAPSE OF THE ENTIRE UNIVERSE

We are going on a trip This video depicts every 13 billion years of time on a 10-minute scale – from the biggest blast to today. Every second that passes represents 22 million years. On this scale, humans only appear in the last split second The universe starts at 5, The universe starts at 4, The universe starts at 3, The universe starts at 2, The universe starts at 1, Event: The Big Bang Event: first star From the primitive gas cloud and cosmic dust, Gravitated stars. Event: first star formation Event: create the first galaxy Gravity binds star systems […]

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How Pets Predict Earthquakes – Psychic Pets Pt 2

Welcome back to Animal X. Pets arerenowned for their extrasensory powers, that may help store lives but how do theyforetell impending tragedy? New evidence suggests we have now rather a lot to be trained from ourfurry buddies. Peculiarly on the subject of one detailed typical catastrophe. Earthquakes. For centuries scientistshave failed in their efforts to predict and to decrease the devastation they cancause however should they be looking to nature andnot machines for answers. In the second part of our targeted record Animal Xinvestigates the proof that pets can keep our lives by way of opting for up signs of […]

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All About Volcanoes: How They Form, Eruptions & More!

Hey Squeaks, did you know that while you were asleep last night, a volcano off the coast of Italy was wide awake? The Stromboli volcano has been awake for at least the last 2,000 years! That means it’s been erupting for longer than any other volcano. Stromboli’s eruptions happen really often, practically non-stop! At night, its glowing light-shows have reminded some people of a giant lighthouse. [Squeaks squeaks] That’s a really good question! How does a volcano like Stromboli form in the first place? Deep inside the Earth — and I’m talking waaaaay deeper than our fort goes — it’s […]

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Evolution is Real – 90 second proof!

Evolution is actual just appear at bacteria… Bacterial infections are killed with antibiotics micro organism evolves to end up proof against antibiotics doctors do not prescribe antibiotics Willy-Nilly considering micro organism can evolve to emerge as immune to antibiotics Most educated creationist accept this, however they call it "micro-evolution" they declare evolution can only motive minor alterations to existing characteristics or causes the a loss of an potential or trait in the case of micro organism – they declare that micro organism just looses its capability to be affected by antibiotics they do not believe that new characteristics will also […]

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6 Times Scientists Radically Misunderstood the World

[ ♪ Intro ] Science is a process filled with trial and error. Which means we don’t always get it right the first time. In hindsight, some of the working theories in any scientific field — from biology, to geology, to chemistry, to astronomy — might seem a little ridiculous. And some have definitely been more ridiculous than others. So here are 6 ways scientists radically misunderstood the world in their attempts to figure out how it works. “Where do babies come from?” is an age-old question. For some animals, that answer was fairly obvious. But tiny creatures like worms, […]

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