How Well Can We Predict Earthquakes?

A string of earthquakes have been occurring in Chile and Southern California. What causes earthquakes, is a bigger one coming, and can we predict them? Annie is here to give you a rundown of the current events, and lets you know how to stay safe during a disaster. Follow Annie on Twitter: Read More: Earthquake …

How Does The Richter Scale Work?

Nepal has been hit by two huge earthquakes, a 7.8 and a 7.3 on the Richter Scale. What are the different ways seismologists measure earthquakes and what do these ratings mean? Read More: Earthquake Facts and Statistics How Earthquakes Work The Modified Mercalli Intensity Scale “The effect of an earthquake on the Earth’s surface is …

Stop Worrying About Fukushima Radiation!

Since the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster, people have been quick to blame radiation levels across the Pacific on the deteriorating power plant. Is the radiation spreading that far, and is there any way to tell if it’s actually from Japan? Trace explains why even with the best technology, we can’t make Fukushima the culprit. So …

Can Animals Predict an Earthquake?

It isn’t terribly uncommon for some animals to predict storms, but is it possible for them to predict, let’s say, an earthquake? Japanese Oarfish are rarely seen, but when they are, it’s when they wash up on shore just days before an earthquake, making researchers question if there’s a connection. From barking at the sky …

How We Design Buildings To Survive Earthquakes

Attempts to build earthquake-proof buildings keep getting better and better, but how exactly do these methods of preventing collapse work? How Does the Richter Scale Work? ►►►► Sign Up For The TestTube Newsletter Here ►►►► Read More: Invisibility Cloak Could Hide Buildings from Quakes “Borrowing from the physics of invisibility cloaks could make it possible …

10 Natural Disasters that WILL Happen Soon

Narration provided by JaM Advertising New Mexico www.tasteofjam.com The 2015 movie San Andreas depicted two unrealistic things, first, that a huge part of California could break off and fall into the sea, and second, that man has managed to invent a helicopter capable of transporting the Rock without demolishing the laws of gravity. With hurricanes …