There are several interesting myths associated with the planet Venus. While Venus was the goddess of beauty to the Romans, Venus was the god of warfare to the Mayans. A volcano on Venus is also named after a Norse god!
xShadow zone : The shadow zone is the area of the earth from angular distances of 104 to 140 degrees from a given earthquake that does not receive any direct P waves. The shadow zone results from S waves being stopped entirely by the liquid core and P waves being b
Sumatra experiences frequent seismic activity because it is located near the boundary of two of Earth's tectonic plates. Earthquakes occur at 'subduction zones,' such as the one west of Indonesia, when...Read more