Landslides

Special reports

  • 28 August 2020

    The Earth seen from above: signs of fires

    This image was taken by the ASTER sensor installed on the NASA TERRA satellite platform. The image was taken on…

    15 July 2020

    Earth viewed from above

    Remote satellite sensing: what it is and what it is used for In the scientific field, the images produced by…

  • 30 April 2019

    Urban woods

    When walking along a tree-lined avenue in a crowded and traffic-congested city, wrapped up in our daily commitments, we do…

    12 April 2019

    Easter with extinct friends

    Easter Island is shaped like a triangle with three extinct volcanoes placed at the vertices, and has a total area…

  • 26 September 2018

    Citizen science, research conducted by ordinary citizens

    When we think of scientists, we often imagine people wearing white coats, shut up in a laboratory working with test…

    5 July 2018

    Science: Anaximander’s revolution

    Anaximander the Milesian is reported to have been the first to open the doors of nature...

  • 28 August 2020

    The Earth seen from above: signs of fires

    This image was taken by the ASTER sensor installed on the NASA TERRA satellite platform. The image was taken on…

  • 15 July 2020

    Earth viewed from above

    Remote satellite sensing: what it is and what it is used for In the scientific field, the images produced by…

  • 30 April 2019

    Urban woods

    When walking along a tree-lined avenue in a crowded and traffic-congested city, wrapped up in our daily commitments, we do…

From the Multimedia section

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Facts

  • Soil erosion

    Just like water, air and other natural elements, the soil may be considered a resource; it is, however, a non-renewable…

    Volcanic eruptions

    The activity of some volcanoes is characterized by violent explosions...

    A small domestic experiment

    In order to understand the number of factors that make a water undersaturated or...

  • What are the hills?

    A hill is a natural rise of the Earth’s surface...

    A walk underground

    The longest caves in the world are in Kentucky, the caves of Mammoth...

    Can you breathe in a cave?

    One of the most common beliefs is that in caves the air is often stuffy...

  • Different plains

    In South America plains are different from North to South...

    Geothermal fields

    Zones that are characterised by a high and anomalous heat flux...

    Ice in caves

    In high mountain or high latitude environments, many caves can contain ice deposits...

  • 22 June 2017

    Soil erosion

    Just like water, air and other natural elements, the soil may be considered a resource; it is, however, a non-renewable…

    13 May 2011

    Volcanic eruptions

    The activity of some volcanoes is characterized by violent explosions...

  • A small domestic experiment

    In order to understand the number of factors that make a water undersaturated or...

    What are the hills?

    A hill is a natural rise of the Earth’s surface...

  • A walk underground

    The longest caves in the world are in Kentucky, the caves of Mammoth...

    Can you breathe in a cave?

    One of the most common beliefs is that in caves the air is often stuffy...

  • 22 June 2017

    Soil erosion

    Just like water, air and other natural elements, the soil may be considered a resource; it is, however, a non-renewable…

  • 13 May 2011

    Volcanic eruptions

    The activity of some volcanoes is characterized by violent explosions...

  • A small domestic experiment

    In order to understand the number of factors that make a water undersaturated or...