Floods in Bolivia’s Santa Cruz cause extensive damage, 3 deaths

Floods in Bolivia’s Santa Cruz cause extensive damage, 3 deaths

January 4, 2018

Heavy rain that flooded several localities of Bolivia's Santa Cruz department on January 2, 2018 is blamed for the deaths of at least 3…

Slow-moving landslide on Rattlesnake Ridge in Washington’s Yakima County

January 4, 2018

A major crack discovered on the Rattlesnake Ridge in Yakima County, Washington in October 2017 is spreading some 6.3 cm (2.5 inches) per day,…

Sharp M4.7 earthquake followed by 5 – 10 seconds of shaking hits San Francisco, California

January 4, 2018

A sharp M4.7 earthquake hit 3 km (1.9 miles) ESE of Berkley, California at 10:39 UTC (02:39 PST) on January 4, 2017, according to…

First snowfall in 28 years hits parts of Florida, Georgia and South Carolina

January 4, 2018

A powerful winter storm brought snow, sleet, and freezing rain to parts of Florida, Georgia and South Carolina on Wednesday, January 3, 2017. Although…

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When magma prevents volcanic eruptions

When magma prevents volcanic eruptions

December 3, 2017

Why does the floor of calderas lift disproportionately without erupting? Researchers from UNIGE and Roma Tre used thermal and experimental models to explain…

Einstein discarded 99.99% of the physical reality of the universe

Einstein discarded 99.99% of the physical reality of the universe

December 3, 2017

The notion of space-time is an imaginary concept that was first introduced by the mathematician Hermann Minkowski. The original non-Euclidion geometry of Riemann…

Strong and shallow M6.0 earthquake near the coast of Ecuador

Strong and shallow M6.0 earthquake near the coast of Ecuador

December 3, 2017

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the IGEPN as M6.0 hit near the coast of Ecuador at 11:19 UTC on December 3,…

Southern Ocean drives massive bloom of tiny phytoplankton

Southern Ocean drives massive bloom of tiny phytoplankton

December 2, 2017

Scientists have uncovered the ocean conditions that support a massive summertime bloom of algae that spans 16 % of the global ocean. Known…

Very bright fireball over Pennsylvania, sonic boom reported

Very bright fireball over Pennsylvania, sonic boom reported

December 2, 2017

A very bright fireball was seen streaking through the night sky over Pennsylvania at 08:07 UTC (03:07 EST) on Saturday, December 2, 2017. The…

Supermoon trifecta starts December 3, ends January 31 with Super Blue Blood Moon

Supermoon trifecta starts December 3, ends January 31 with Super Blue Blood Moon

December 2, 2017

A supermoon trifecta, series of three supermoons in a row, will start on Sunday, December 3, 2017 and end on January 31, 2018…

Major flooding after record-breaking rains hit Victoria and NSW, Australia

Major flooding after record-breaking rains hit Victoria and NSW, Australia

December 2, 2017

After record-breaking rain at some locations on Friday, December 1, 2017, major floods are developing across northeast Victoria and southeast New South Wales,…

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