How Dangerous Can Ocean Waves Get? Wave Comparison

12. Dec. 1978. A few hours after midnight, the freighter Marion picked up a distress call from the cargo ship MS München. Several faint SOS signals were received. Apparently the ship, bound for Savannah George, got into trouble crossing the north Atlantic, where a fierce storm had been raging since November. initially nobody was too worried. Only 6 years old at that time the MS München was one of newest and most modern carriers of its time. It had been designed to cope even with the 10-15m high waves during heavy storms and was widely considered to be unsinkable. Yet […]

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Physical Geology – Arbuckle Mountains – Field Trip, Part 2

>>Dr. Doug Elmore: This our second stop on our field trip to the Arbuckle Mountains, and here we have an outcrop of the Collins Ranch conglomerate you can see it right here. This is the conglomerate that was sitting on top of the angular unconformity at our last stop, the first stop on the field trip. So what I’d like to do at this stop is to talk about how this particular rock formed. And to do that we first need to describe the characteristics of this rock. So I’m going ask the students to help me with that so […]

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Using the Earth as Inspiration: Learning Geology at Valles Caldera

There is simply just so much a person can understand, so when you get a number of one-of-a-kind groups collectively, that is the place you really start to gain knowledge of new things. And the scientists that have been around us from the State of Mexico, and across the entire United States of America as good, has been instructing these kids on how do their work. They were opening their eyes into how much geology is around them and how much they rely on it for their every day lives. These kids were hungry for training. They had been in the […]

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Everything, The Universe…And Life: Crash Course Astronomy #46

Whats up all people. Phil Plait here with Crash course Astronomyfor one final time. Weve come a ways together, you and i, from the banging opening of the Universe to its far, a ways, future; from subatomic scales to superclusters of galaxies. Weve watched the sky, mapped the way it looks to us from the ground, after which sailed out into the black to examine its denizens up close. And one among my favourite constituents weve seen how human beings, persons like you and me, have labored over the centuries to determine all these things out. Had been lovely clever […]

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Galaxies, part 1: Crash Course Astronomy #38

We reside in a lovely cool nearby: the Milky approach galaxy. Were out within the suburbs, sure, however its still an exciting place, buzzing with pastime. Stars, nebulae, stellar clusters of various types, the occasional supernova. Its a taking place situation. In the earliest part of the twentieth century, astronomers have been just establishing to determine this all out. But there have been a handful of objects that have been difficult: Dotting the sky here and there have been faint fuzzies showing a kind of shapes. Some have been circular, some elongated, and a few even looked as if it […]

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Don’t Worry About That Asteroid That Might Hit This Year | SciShow News

Due to Skillshare for assisting this episode of SciShow. Click on the hyperlink within the description to gain knowledge of more about Skillshare. I dont want to alarm you, but chances are that some headline already has, on the grounds that an asteroid the size of a football area could hit Earth this year. But the truth is, there’s an highly low risk of that without a doubt going down, and despite the fact that it does, it most commonly wont cause so much injury. The asteroid in question is referred to as 2006QV89.Its estimated to be about 40 meters […]

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