FAQs on Earth Sciences

How hot is it inside the earth?
Is there a way to know the age of a coral?
What happens to a boat in a tsunami?

We’ve collected dozens of Frequently Asked Questions on everything from Earthquakes, Volcanoes, and Tsunamis, to Climate Change and Continental Drift. Scan through the answers to these fascinating questions—all provided by our own Observatory scientists—and get a peek into some of the ways the world works.