Daily Archives: July 11, 2011

DHS Considers Devastating West Coast Tsunami “When, Not If”

We’re all familiar with the Department of Homeland Security. Created in 2002 following the September 11th terrorist attacks, the DHS is a cabinet department of the United States federal government with the primary responsibility of protecting the United States from, and responding to terrorist attacks. Additionally, and perhaps not as well known, it plans for […]

Turbulent Saturn: The Great White Spot

Saturn is not typically the stormy tempest like its neighbor, Jupiter. Known to be home to many violent storms, Jupiter’s storms rage across the planet’s hemispheres. In fact, the Great Red Dot can be found on Jupiter without even knowing what you’re looking for. And it’s been raging for centuries. On the other hand, since 1876 astronomers have noted only five previous storms of such magnitude on Saturn.