July 8, 2011

Iceland: World's Most Dangerous Country?

Laura Helmuth, Smithsonian

AP Photo

Dangers come in so many forms, and it’s tough to compare countries by overall risk. China and Haiti have suffered devastating earthquakes; Indonesia and Japan have been inundated by tsunamis; Sierra Leone has the highest rate of malaria deaths; and mudslides, Read Full Article ››

TAGGED: Geology, Earthquake, Volcano, Iceland


October 14, 2013
New Ideas on How Earth's Core Formed
Simon Redfern, BBC News
Experiments on samples of iron and rock held at immense pressures have led to new ideas of how Earth's core formed.Scientists from Stanford University have shown that iron metal will flow through rocks 1,000km beneath our... more ››