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Lethal Temperatures Blamed for Lack of Life in Oceans

Around 250 million years ago – before the dinosaurs roamed the Earth – there was a mass extinction of the existing plants and animals including primitive reptiles, amphibians and a wide variety of sea creatures including coral and sea lilies, in the tropical zones of...

Quebec to Southampton – with wonderful people

“Thank you so much”  to all the wonderful passengers from P&O Arcadia last week – who turned up regularly  at 11.15 a.m., every sea day on our journey back from Quebec to Southampton.   It was a real pleasure to talk  to such an interested group of people...

Diamonds are forever ….

Scientists have discovered a star from the constellation of Cancer which is twice the size of Planet Earth … and it is made up of Diamonds. Discovered by Yale University research team, the diamond planet has the same density as Earth but has twice the radius.   It is...

An earthquake which turned corners and broke records.

April 11 2012 saw one of the biggest Earthquakes to occur on Earth – this time in Sumatra. This earthquake released an amount of energy equal to about 4 magnitude 8 earthquakes.   It has now been closely studied and it has been revealed that it was a  transform...