Answers to Earth Science Questions

Geology, palaeontology, archaeology, atmospheric science, climate, climate change and meteorology...

03 October 2017

Is it friction, or something else at work?

05 September 2017

How do we find water sources hidden deep underground?

08 August 2017

We put our panel through their paces with a summer-themed quiz!

04 April 2017

How much of an effect do the different types of pollution face masks have?

07 March 2017

At what altitude above the Earth is zero gravity experienced?

07 March 2017

What's so special about the size of the Earth that makes life more likely?

14 February 2017

If an asteroid wiped out the dinosaurs, but birds are dinosaurs, what the heck is going on?

07 February 2017

How great is the damage humans are causing to the oceans by discharging so many chemicals and excreted drugs into them?

31 January 2017

Why don't compasses point to East or West?

10 January 2017

...and where does the sky end?

27 September 2016

Could the testing of nuclear bombs lead to earthquakes?