Tag: Plate tectonics

Is Africa gonna split in two?

Don’t worry, it is not going to happen anytime soon, but geologists observe the formation of oceanic crust in Ethiopia. How is it possible since Ethiopia is obviously land and not ocean? What is happening exactly? What does it mean for the country and the future? An explanation is needed, from basic plate tectonics to…
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Science Fun Facts #2

A new set of scientific fun facts. For the #1, head here: http://allyouneedisscience.net/science-fun-facts-1/ Mathematics The movement of a runner’s ponytail acts as a pendulum and follows the equation: Joseph B. Keller; “Ponytail motion”, SIAM J. Appl. Math., 70(7), 2667–2672; doi: 10.1137/090760477 Computer science It takes two neurons for an AI to learn how to ride a…
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