Back in 2011 Japan suffered an 8.9 magnitude earthquake off its coast followed by a tsunami, which turned streets into a torrent of raging sea water in just 6 minutes. Nobody wants that […]
San Jose Earthquakes' goalkeeper David Bingham looked to suffer a pretty serious head injury in Saturday's game against the New England Revolution. Trying to defend a low cross, Bingham lunged toward the top of the penalty box, where his head was hit directly by the upper body of an offensive player. Read more...
The recently published Earthquakes, Mudslides, Fires, and Riots: California and Graphic Design, 1936-1986, edited and designed by Louise Sandhaus, is a spirited, subjective, willfully undefinitive book that highlights some 250 examples...Show More Summary
SYDNEY (Reuters) - An undersea earthquake measuring 5.9 magnitude struck in Moluccas, Indonesia on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
LAT: The upset marked a political earthquake in central Orange County, an ethnically diverse area dominated by Latinos in Santa Ana and Asian Americans in the Little Saigon area. It’s the only part of Orange County where Democrats hold a … Continue reading ?
A new study found the amount of gasses leaked from destroyed buildings was equivalent to over a month's worth of vehicle emissions
A shallow magnitude 3.6 earthquake was reported Friday morning 14 miles south of Twentynine Palms in Joshua Tree National Park, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 8:36 a.m. Pacific time at a depth of 1.2 mile.
A picture that holds a memory is worth much more than a thousand words. Electronics company Ricoh has restored and returned more than 90,000 photos lost or damaged by victims of the March 2011 T?hoku earthquake and tsunami in Japan. Through...Show More Summary
A shallow magnitude 4.2 earthquake was reported Friday morning 6 miles from Coalinga, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 6:30 a.m. PDT at a depth of 6.2 miles.
The 9.0 Tohoku earthquake damaged thousands of buildings when it ripped through Japan four years ago. Much of that debris is gone now, but the broken buildings had an invisible effect, too: The earthquake released thousands of tons of ozone-destroying greenhouse gases into the air. Read more...
A shallow magnitude 3.0 earthquake was reported Thursday morning 16 miles from Dana Point, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 11:09 a.m. PDT.
From the “everything causes global warming” department….except, the effect they are claiming is miniscule compared to business as usual emissions in the USA. For example, they say in the PR: “…released 6,600 metric tons (7,275 U.S. tons) of [CFC] gases stored in insulation, appliances and other equipment into the atmosphere.” First, this plot from NOAA…
“This is an incredible construction, using ingenious solutions to insurmountable engineering and construction problems,” said Professor of Civil Engineering Department of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki Kyriazis Pitilakis describing the Acropolis and the Parthenon. Show More Summary
Buildings destroyed by the 2011 Tohoku earthquake released thousands of tons of climate-warming and ozone-depleting chemicals into the atmosphere, according to a new study.
Four years ago today, an earthquake and tsunami hit the T?hoku region of Japan, sweeping away whole towns, killing thousands, and triggering a nuclear meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant. The events of that day have...Show More Summary
An earthquake hit the northwest suburbs near Lake in the Hills Wednesday evening, authorities said. The U.S. Geological Survey reported a quake of magnitude 2.9 hit about 1-1/4 miles west of Lake in the Hills at 6:08 p.m. USGS data show that if confirmed, it would be the biggest seismic event in the Chicago area since one near a McCook quarry on Nov. Show More Summary
Say a prayer for Jason Smith, everyone:
The world just ended for teenage girls across the globe, or at least that’s what Twitter would have you believe. Did someone die? Was there a massive earthquake? Did they just now hear the news about Ted Cruz running for president? Nope. Show More Summary
Only supercomputers have the power to answer questions such as these to gain powerful scientific insights Why does a hydrogen atom ionize when it collides with an electron? How to prove Big Bang theory? Where can the next earthquake strike? … Read more > The post What makes a super computer become a super computer? appeared first on Intel Labs.
More than 30 members of the U.S. House of Representatives are urging their colleagues to allocate $16.1 million in the next federal budget for an earthquake early warning system, which could give people as much as a minute’s warning before severe shaking arrives.