Limestone vs Dolostone: What Are They, And What’s The Difference?

When it comes to limestone and dolostone, many people think they are the same thing but they are not. While there are many several similarities between the two, there are also just as many differences.  Limestone vs Dolostone (EXPLAINED) About 20 to 25 percent of all sedimentary rock is carbonate rock with the majority of … Read more

Does Limestone Dissolve In Water? (ANSWERED)

No, limestone does not dissolve in water alone. However, limestone will dissolve in water when carbon dioxide is added. When it rains and water enters streams, lakes, and rivers where limestone is present, this acid rain contains carbon dioxide and, over time, will dissolve the limestone. Limestone is made of calcium carbonate and when chemicals … Read more

How Much Gold Is On The Moon? (You Curious?)

Yes, there is gold on the Moon. This was determined to be the case through the six Apollo missions by analyzing samples of Moon rock brought back to Earth. In this article, we’ll explore the quantity of lunar gold, other precious metals, any other celestial bodies in the solar system worth considering, as well as … Read more

Why Have So Few Dinosaur Fossils Been Found in Antarctica?

Why have so few dinosaur fossils been found in Antarctica? It’s because ninety-eight percent of the continent is covered in ice. Seriously, it’s hard enough digging a camping latrine in icy ground. A fossil excavation is just well-nigh impossible. There are, surprisingly, dinosaur fossils in Antarctica.  However, finding them is very difficult to manage.  That’s not to … Read more

Does Iron Float? (No, But…)

In general, iron does not float in water because it is heavy and more dense than water. That being said, there might be times when you observe iron floating (like when it’s part of a ship!) Let us explain. Does Iron Float? (EXPLAINED) Why Do Things Float Or Sink? Here on Earth, we are constantly … Read more