Wednesday, September 12, 2007


A magnitude 8.4 'quake hit Sumatra earlier today very near where the devastating quake of December 2004 hit. Read about it here

Saturday, September 8, 2007

La Nina Strengthens Hurricane Forecasts

It's interesting that sea surface temperatures and currents in the tropical Pacific Ocean can affect the Atlantic Tropical weather, and even our climate in the northeastern US.
Read about La Nina and El Nino here, and read the recent article on the new La Nina here.

Friday, September 7, 2007

Distant Space Collision Meant Doom for Dinosaurs

"WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A collision 160 million years ago of two asteroids orbiting between Mars and Jupiter sent many big rock chunks hurtling toward Earth, including the one that zapped the dinosaurs, scientists said on Wednesday."

Read the story here.