Earth secrets

Things we don not know for sure – how it’s happening, how was created, how it is. Questions that people do not know the answer!

Metallic Hydrogen

Deep inside the planet Jupiter, pressures reach millions of times those on Earth’s surface. There, the element hydrogen undergoes a radical transformation. I have read several science articles about there being metallic hydrogen at Jupiter’s core. If we could create this sort of metal here on Earth, what could it be used for? The element …

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Glacier lake floods

Glaciers Lakes Floods

Glaciers in the mountains of India, Nepal, and Tibet are melting . . . Lakes sometimes form on top of the glaciers. When they grow too rapidly, they burst over natural rocky dams and surge down river valleys — with the potential to destroy villages below. Japanese scientists spotted this hazard in the Himalayas in …

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Ancient Rainfall

On clues to the pattern of future rainfall in the Middle East — that might be buried in the past. Scientists at the Geological Survey in Israel hope to determine the last 4,000 years of rainfall in the Eastern Mediterranean region — by dissecting cave formations. When rainwater soaks into the Earth, it percolates downward, …

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