Saturday, October 15, 2016

How Earthquakes and Volcanoes Reveal the Beating Heart of the Planet

Our face looks fine. Trust me. But if you zoom in and take a time-lapse, you'll see a landscape in motion: zits erupting, pore-craters forming, ridges of skin stretching apart and squashing together as you smile and frown. Similarly, the Earth outside your window might appear quiet. But that’s because you’re looking at a tiny slice in time and space. Expand your view and you’ll see plates shift, earthquakes ripple and volcanoes erupt along tectonic boundaries. The world snaps, crackles and tears asunder. Nothing stays the same

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