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Ev Cochrane: The Many Faces of Venus

Why did ancient cultures around the world identify the planet Venus as a great comet? One of the leading comparative mythologists to explore this question is Ev Cochrane, a colleague for several decades of David Talbott and the late Dwardu Cardona. As Cochrane...

October 06, 2019

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Very close view of Surtseyan eruption at Anak Krakatau, Indonesia

A group of tourists visited Anak Krakatau on September 18, 2019, and managed to capture a surprising explosion from a very close distance. The activity at the volcano has not changed over the past weeks, with intermittent phreatic or phreatomagmatic explosions in...

September 21, 2019

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Colossal waterspout spotted in southwest China

A massive waterspout made landfall in Beihai City, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region in southwest China on September 17, 2019. The twister lasted approximately 10 minutes. The footage was captured at the Silver Beach, local Yintan, and considered very rare for the...

September 19, 2019

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Bright daylight meteor over northern Germany

A bright daylight meteor was recorded above northern Germany at 12:49 UTC on September 12, 2019. The American Meteor Society (AMS) received 496 reports by 10:30 UTC (September 13) from the UK, Netherlands, Belgium, Germany and Denmark. The Center for Near Earth...

September 12, 2019

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The best 2019 Perseid meteors recorded by AMS

The American Meteor Society compiled the best meteors captured by 7 AMS Meteor Camera Stations from August 10 to August 14, 2019. In this 3.5-minute video compilation, the AMS features the most stunning shots out of over 2 200 meteors recorded. Special thanks to...

September 04, 2019

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King tides and Hurricane "Dorian" posing big concern for coastal Florida ahead of Labor Day weekend

Residents living in coastal areas across South Florida fear Hurricane "Dorian" will be hitting the state during a king tides cycle. The National Weather Service warned Thursday, August 30 that this king tide, the second of four expected for the east...

August 31, 2019

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Very bright fireball over the Mediterranean Sea

A very bright fireball streaked through the night sky over the Mediterranean Sea at 20:39 UTC on August 16, 2019. ​The American Meteor Society (AMS) received 92 reports from Italy, southern France and Sardinia, Spain and northern Tunis. Fireball over the...

August 18, 2019

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Major, damaging tornado hits Petange, Luxembourg

A major tornado hit the city of Petange in southern Luxembourg at 17:30 LT on Friday, August 9, 2019, causing significant damage and injuring at 19 people. Petange Mayor, Pierre Mellina, said Friday about 100 homes sustained damage. The tornado downed trees, blocked...

August 09, 2019

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Exceptional multiple meteor event recorded over Brazil

An exceptional multiple meteor event took place over Brazil at 07:10 UTC on June 26, 2019, and was recorded by a BRAMON video station in Maranhão, Brazil. The preliminarily calculated radiant of this cluster does not seem to be associated with any known...

July 11, 2019

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Major tornadoes hit U.S., Reed Timmer survives extraordinary close-up encounter in Nebraska

AccuWeather's extreme meteorologist Reed Timmer survived a direct hit by a tornado just west of McCook, Nebraska on Friday, May 17, 2019, one of the biggest days for severe weather in the central U.S. so far this year. Timmer experienced an extraordinary...

May 18, 2019

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Rare waterspout forms near Sentosa, Singapore

A large waterspout formed near Port of Singapore, Sentosa, southern Singapore on May 11, 2019. There are no reports of damage or casualties. Such large waterspouts are not usual for the region. The spout formed around 08:48 LT and moved slowly between the iconic...

May 13, 2019

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Extreme floods hit Asunción, Paraguay

Floods in Paraguay displaced approximately 40 000 people over the past two months and caused significant losses to the country's cattle industry. Some 10 000 people have been evacuated to capital Asunción where extreme floods took place on May 10. Locals...

May 12, 2019

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Close call with a rare positive lightning strike in Florida

A Florida woman looked out her window at just the right time, capturing the moment when so-called continuous current, or positive lightning, struck right outside her apartment. The event happened in Coral Gables on May 5, 2019. After seeing the video, NWS Miami...

May 08, 2019

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Large landslide destroys 17 homes in La Paz, Bolivia

A large landslide destroyed dozens of homes on the outskirts of Bolivian capital of La Paz on April 30, 2019. Local media reported at least 17 homes were destroyed but there were no casualties as authorities evacuated the area before the event. Featured image:...

May 01, 2019

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Large sinkhole opens near homes in Sukabumi, West Java, Indonesia

A very large sinkhole opened in a rice field near homes in Kadudampit District of Indonesian Sukabumi Regency, West Java on April 28, 2019. The formation of the sinkhole was accompanied by a loud rumble, reportedly heard 150 m (500 feet) away. It's currently 12...

April 30, 2019

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Meteorite hits a house in San Carlos, Costa Rica

A very bright meteor exploded over Costa Rica at 03:10 UTC on April 24, 2019 (21:07 LT on April 23) and was seen and recorded across the country. ​The American Meteor Society (AMS) received 3 reports from Alajuela and Guanacaste. Costa Rica fireball heatmap -...

April 25, 2019

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Where to go and how to survive the next pole shift and ice age

Video series 4, Part 5B, covers where to go to survive the next Polar Reversal and Ice Age. It also covers the 50 years before the reversal, what happens during the reversal and the years after the geomagnetic reversal and Nova. This information will give you and...

April 14, 2019