Lucy Jones, one of the world's best in geophysics, was educated at MIT in a generation when women were still being told "girls can't do science." Now innovating new insights through applying geology in rescue and preparedness for earthquakes.
Rocks HD is a multi-sensory exploration of key topics in Earth Sciences such as the rock cycle, various types of rocks and their geology, minerals and excavation, soil types and horizons, weathering and erosion, formation of fossils, and various types of fossils. - How are rocks formed and what role do they play on Earth? - What are the different layers of the Earth? - What are minerals and how are they formed? - How are the rock structures in Grand Canyon and Arches National monument…
New Madrid Earthquake, December 1811 - April 1812 The worst earthquake in American history shook the country on December 16, 1811, beginning a series of three major earthquakes in the Mississippi River Valley
NGC 474 is an elliptical galaxy in the constellation Pisces. This large galaxy is known to possess tidal tails, although their origins remain unknown. These tidal tails may be related to debris left over from absorbing numerous small galaxies in the past billion years. Or the shells may be like ripples in a pond, where the ongoing collision with the spiral galaxy just above NGC 474 is causing density waves to ripple though it.