A new study by Peter Rogerson from the University of Buffalo uses a new approach to calculate the geographic centers of each of the states as well as the geographic center of the contiguous United States.
Located in the southern Indian Ocean off the eastern coast of Africa and just north of Antarctica, the Kerguelen Islands have earned the nickname “Desolation Islands” due to their remote location.
Satellite imagery is helping marine scientists gain new understanding of ocean ecosystems. The mysterious ‘mesopelagic’ zone between 100m and 1000m is one of the Earth’s largest ecosystems, yet the source of much of its energy has only just been uncovered.
According to EPA scientists in North Texas, earthquakes there are likely related to fracking and drilling. Although it is not a new discovery that this link is possible or even likely, an acknowledgement from the EPA is significant.