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Displaying items by tag: Volcano

Tuesday, 30 October 2018 14:24

Magnitude 6.2 earthquake hits New Zealand

New Zealand was hit by a 6.2 magnitude earthquake on Tuesday afternoon. Very unusually for New Zealand, this quake was very deep, yet still very strong, and in a somewhat unexpected location.

Published in Energy
Wednesday, 19 March 2014 10:50

Cohda picks Bernd Luebben for BD

Connected vehicle specialist Cohda Wireless has appointed Bernd Luebben as its vice president of business development.

Published in People Moves

I've been asked to speculate on the appearance and effect of an eruption (should it ever occur) in the volcanoes immediately south and east of Christchurch, New Zealand.

Published in Whiskey Tango Foxtrot!
Saturday, 24 December 2011 21:01

A theory on the Christchurch earthquakes

The spate of earthquakes that have inflicted major damage upon Christchurch in New Zealand display a very worrying trend.  Is the nearby volcano about to erupt?

Published in Whiskey Tango Foxtrot!

With the Chilean volcanic ash cloud making its second revolution around the planet and again causing 'chaos' for many air travellers today, LogMeIn has erupted forth with its own declaration that businesses are 'unprepared for workplace disruptions'.

Published in Networking
Wednesday, 14 July 2010 00:33

NASA thinks Moon could be full of caves

The NASA Science article "Down the Lunar Rabbit-Hole" tells of the distinct possibility of giant caverns, caves, and tunnels under the Moon's surface. Giant holes on the lunar surface could lead to "entrances to a geologic wonderland." Go tell Alice we'll be there eventually.

 

Published in Space

Lonely Planet's Twitter and Facebook pages have provided a glimpse over the last few days of what it's like to be stuck overseas when a volcano blows - they also give a clue as to the direction that savvy call centre operators might take in the future.

Published in Networking

Space shuttle Discovery and its seven-member NASA crew are expected to land back on Earth on Monday, April 19, after a 14-day mission to the International Space Station. Their voyage home is not expected to be delayed due to the volcanic dust in the air, only by likely rainy weather.

 

Published in Space
Saturday, 02 January 2010 20:18

Hole as big as city block found on Moon

A Japanese led team of researchers has found a large, dark pit on the near side of the Moon that is "as big as a city block and deep as a modest skyscraper." Probably created billions of years ago, it is considered by the scientists to be a collapsed lava tube.

Published in Space
Friday, 18 December 2009 21:01

Video shows deepest eruption of undersea volcano

The hi-def video was recorded onboard the U.S. Jason robotic submersible while it was over 1,100 meters (3,610 feet) underwater, and southwest of the Samoan Islands in the southern Pacific Ocean.

Published in Climate
The Russian volcano Sarychev Peak erupted on June 12, 2009, and now you can see a plume of ash and sulfur dioxide mixing with the normal sunset to produce a lavender, or purplish, sunset throughout the northern United States and Europe.

Published in Space
On June 12, 2009, the crew of the International Space Station just happened to be zipping overhead at just the moment the Sarychev Peak volcano erupted. The Russian volcano produced magnificent images now available on the Web from many different sources.

Published in Space
Friday, 28 November 2008 22:26

Early Earth buried under global ocean of lava

According to an Australian ancient-earth researcher, about two to three billion years ago most of the Earth was buried under six to nine miles (10 to 15 kilometers) of lava from a series of volcanic explosions.

Published in Climate
Wednesday, 16 July 2008 19:27

Humans walked America 40,000 years ago

An international team of geoarchaeologists have discovered footprints in central Mexico that place the presence of early humans in the Americas further back than previous thought: around 40,000 years ago. The discovery helps to settle a long-standing debate as to when humans first came to the Western Hemisphere.

Published in Biology
The NASA spacecraft MESSENGER flew by Mercury on January 14, 2008. It reported back to scientists on Earth some information they did not know about its volcanic history and the source of its magnetic field.

Published in Space
Tuesday, 20 May 2008 08:32

Brittlestar Volcanica: the search for food

A city of tiny "brittlestar" starfish have been found on a huge undersea volcano, waving their "arms" in the water to catch passing by particles of food.

Published in Biology
British scientists have discovered the first evidence of a volcano that erupted underneath an ice sheet in Antarctica.           
Published in Climate

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