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Big cracks form around Taal volcano after major eruption, Philippines

Big cracks have formed around Taal volcano after intense activity started on January 12, 2020, damaging properties and ripping up roads. Coupled with intense seismic activity, it suggests a hazardous explosive eruption is possible within hours to days. Alert Level...

January 21, 2020

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Intense outbreak of polar stratospheric clouds (PSCs) around the Arctic Circle

A spectacular outbreak of rare polar stratospheric clouds (PDCs) was reported around the Arctic Circle, starting December 30, 2019. The display lasted nearly an hour and was commonly regarded as the brightest display that any of the locals have ever seen. The...

January 02, 2020

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Amazing videos show Chinese rocket disintegrating over Guam and Saipan

A Long March 5 rocket carrying a test satellite payload, launched by China at 12:45 UTC on December 27, 2019, produced an amazing night sky show as parts of it disintegrated over Guam and Saipan around 13:25 UTC (23:25 LT) on the same day. Residents of Saipan and...

December 28, 2019

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Donald Scott: Parker Solar Probe and the Electric Sun

The first scientific papers were published on the NASA Parker Solar Probe mission’s earliest findings in December 2019. The first four papers have suggested a number of "surprising" discoveries, including the speed of the solar wind rotating around...

December 15, 2019

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Massive avalanche surges down a road in Vallemaggia, Switzerland

A huge avalanche spilled over a portion of the road near the town of Campo in the mountainous region Vallemaggia, Switzerland, on November 23, 2019. The dramatic footage was posted to social media by local authorities. The Federal Office of Meteorology had issued...

November 29, 2019

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Drone films breathtaking descent into Ijen volcano, Indonesia

Spanish filmmaker Andres Aguilera Morillas piloted a drone into the crater of 2 743 m (9 000 ft) Ijen volcano-- a mountain filled with acidic water and sulphuric smoke-- situated in Java, Indonesia. The drone footage captured the spectacular view, showing the inner...

November 22, 2019

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'Eerie' sound Earth makes when hit by solar storm recorded for the first time

Data from the European Space Agency's (ESA) Cluster mission has provided a recording of the 'eerily disturbing' sound the Earth makes when it is hit by a solar storm. The song comes from waves produced in the Earth's magnetic field by the collision...

November 21, 2019

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Powerful tornado hits Grosseto, causing significant damage, Italy

A powerful tornado hit the town of Polverosa di Orbetello, Grosseto province in Italy on November 17, 2019. The twister caused major damage as shown on images and footages uploaded on social media. Severe Weather Europe reported that the tornado is likely at least...

November 18, 2019

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Global weather October 2019

A series of monthly weather videos shows a combination of infrared imagery from the geostationary and polar-orbiting satellites of EUMETSAT, NOAA, the CMA and the JMA which, together, continuously observe the Earth's surface 24 hours a day, 365 days a year....

November 13, 2019

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2019 Mercury transit across the Sun

Skywatchers around the world witnessed a rare celestial event on November 11, 2019 - planet Mercury moving across the face of the Sun. From the perspective of humans on Earth, Mercury spent 5.5 hours crossing in front of the face of the Sun. This is the last...

November 12, 2019

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Brutal tornado captured ripping through a factory in Kalamata, Greece

A short but devastating tornado struck a factory in Kalamata, southern Peloponnese, Greece around 13:05 LT on November 4, 2019. The destruction was caught by security cameras. The owner of the Papadimitriou factory described the horrifying event, "It was a...

November 06, 2019

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Ev Cochrane: Did ancient man see a different Sun?

The parent star of planet Earth holds a strange and special place in countless ancient traditions around the world. The celestial body identified as the Sun in myth, religion, ancient astronomies and rock art routinely bares no resemblance at all to our familiar...

November 03, 2019

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Top farmer warns: Forces at work to hide massive crop losses

Paul, a top 1% producer of commodities and specialty crops on over 4000 acres (1 600 ha), joins Christian to voice his concerns after the catastrophic growing season in the US and blow the whistle on “a force, an energy” that is working to keep people...

October 24, 2019

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NASA presents nearly 20 years of global rain

NASA has presented its near-global estimate of rain and snow covering the past 19 years. The release allows scientists to study both long term and short term trends in Earth's precipitation. NASA's IMERG or the Integrated Multi-Satellite Retrievals for...

October 21, 2019

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Spectacular meteor seen shooting across central Trinidad

A local from central Trinidad caught footage of a meteor flashing across the night sky over Trinidad on October 15, 2019. According to Trinidad and Tobago Weather Center, the meteor was spotted sometime between 23:00 and midnight UTC (19:00 - 20:00 LT). The meteor...

October 20, 2019

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Sinkholes and steep cliffs forming up on New Jersey beaches after Subtropical Storm "Melissa"

Massive sinkholes are opening up on New Jersey beaches days after coastal flooding caused by slow-moving nor'easter, later subtropical and then tropical storm Melissa. Town officials in Sea Bright are warning people to stay away. If you get too close, the sand...

October 15, 2019

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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