Summary: audioEARTH connects Earth, science and people by sharing compelling audio stories about geoscience.
A deadly bridge collapse in Genoa, Italy on Tuesday has politicians and engineers searching for a cause. Join us for this mini episode of audioEARTH as we talk about some of the most common causes of bridge failures. Updates from the BBC: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-45188668 Choudhury, Jamilur & Hasnat, Ariful. (2015). Bridge collapses around the world: Causes and mechanisms. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/281280663_Bridge_collapses_around_the_world_Causes_and_mechanisms
What if you were walking along the beach one day, and you discovered some footprints which could change our understanding of human evolution? On this episode of audioEARTH, Railey and Joe talk with Professor Per Ahlberg of the University of Uppsala, whose team did just that.
Thirteen people are trapped in a cave system in northern Thailand, and the world is watching. But how did they get stuck there? What are the options for getting them out? In a brand new podcast from the American Geosciences Institute, hosts Joe and Railey speak with the president of the National Speleological Society about the geology behind the story making international headlines. This is audioEARTH.