Renewable Energy

Renewable Energy

October 21, 2012

From the top businesses using renewable energy to the different types of renewable energy to the numerous green jobs renewable energy creates to renewable energy usage by state to potential renewable energy growth, this infographic provides some useful renewable energy info in a fun format. Enjoy! Source

MyWeather.com

MyWeather.com’s Raking in the Facts of Fall

October 20, 2012

The weather is changing and so are the leaves in many parts of the U.S. Raking leaves is exercise? What’s the perfect size leaf pile to jump into? MyWeather.com gives you all the important tidbits about Fall Weather. Source

How the nuclear weapons era began

How the nuclear weapons era began

October 19, 2012

The atomic bomb was first tested on July 16, 1945. Explosion was accompanied by a flash seen at a distance of 300 km Atomic mushroom cloud rose to a height of over 10 km. Explosion crater had a diameter of almost 250 m. Explosion yield was 20 to 22 kilotons. Source

Water World

Water World

October 18, 2012

The only way to understand and appreciate the importance of water to our lives is to look at the data flow. Source

How Long Will It Last?

How Long Will It Last?

October 17, 2012

If demand continues to grow for some of the world’s precocious resources, they will be completely depleted within the next few years. This infographic looks at some of the world’s most precious resources and predicts when they will be exhausted if factors such as the population and new technologies change. These resources include aluminum, nickel, […]

Explaining Earthquakes

Explaining Earthquakes

October 16, 2012

An earthquake is the shaking of the ground caused by sudden motions along faults, or fractures in the Earth’s crust. The epicenter of an earthquake is determined by triangulation. This means that seismic data is needed from at least three different locations, and where this data intersects tells us the epicenter. Source

Big Bang

Big Bang

October 15, 2012

Visualization of Big Bang before inflation in the cosmic timeline. Source

Harnessing the Power of Geothermal Energy

Harnessing the Power of Geothermal Energy

October 14, 2012

People are quickly learning more and more about the environmental impact of generating energy. With this, people are also learning more about alternative energy and the more environmentally friendly ways to generate energy. One of these alternative energy options is geothermal energy. Continue reading to learn about geothermal energy and why it could be and […]

Mystery of Solvent Effects

Mystery of Solvent Effects

October 13, 2012

This Infographic explains the mystery of solvent effects in NMR spectroscopy of oriented molecules. Source

Anatomy of a Hurricane

Anatomy of a Hurricane

October 12, 2012

The term hurricane is derived from Huracan, a god of evil recognized by an ancient tribe from Central America. In other parts of the world, hurricanes are known by different names such as typhoons and cyclones. Source

Bedbugs: They

Bedbugs: They’re baaaaaack

October 11, 2012

They’re creepy and they’re crawly. Bedbugs. Eeewwwwww. Find out where they live, what they want, and how to keep them from biting. Source

La Niña

October 10, 2012

This visualization displays the typical wintertime pattern for La Niña. Source