In October of 2012, Hurricane Sandy struck the East Coast of the United States causing billions of dollars in damage. The super storm became the … Read more
In the field of paleontology, finding fossils is often a substantial undertaking. Researchers usually have to assemble crews of up to 15 people, each one … Read more
Scientists concerned about climate change are closely monitoring the thickness of polar sea ice. For many years, ice cover has been deemed a significant gauge … Read more
In August of 2014, the World Health Organization declared a public emergency in response to the growing number of Ebola cases that have struck several … Read more
Improvements in technology have led to the wide dissemination of information. As long as you have a computer, tablet, or smartphone, you can access a … Read more
Harnessing the power of technology, crowdsourcing data and maps draws upon a large group of people from all over the globe in order to pull … Read more
Soil moisture might not be considered a critical factor to the health of our planet but a series of satellite missions are proving otherwise. Scientists … Read more
Mapmakers have been known to slip in what are called trap streets, fictional streets inserted on a map which the intention of fighting plagiarism.