Tag: civilization

Newsworthy – Oct 12th, 2018

The expensive cost of childbirth in the US, the beginning of an era of middle-class majority, and the resurrection of an extinct breed of pigeon. Here are the top newsworthy items from this past week as shared on our Facebook page.

Minoan Caldera: An Essay on the Santorini Volcano

Introduction The Mediterranean region has always been known as a “hot spot” for volcanic and tectonic activity. Italy and Greece, especially, have centuries of detailed histories of eruptions and earthquakes. Most of the truly dramatic events occurred thousands of years ago. The effects of…