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Caixin Global   22 May 2019   China   Bohai Sea  
<p>Chinese engineers may soon start boring deep beneath the Bohai Sea to build the longest underwater tunnel on earth, embarking on another ambitious super project to increase connectivity in Northeast China.<br />A plan to construct an undersea tunnel linking ...
Science Alert   20 May 2019   World  
<p>Researchers have pinpointed a previously unknown source of volcanoes in the extreme depths of Earth - in the transition zone between the upper and lower mantle.<br />Until now, we thought we had a handle on the ways in which volcanoes form, welling up from ...
THE IRISH TIMES   14 May 2019   Ireland   Dublin  
<p>A design by the architect of the Millennium Spire on Dublin&rsquo;s O&rsquo;Connell Street has been selected for a new &euro;6 million pedestrian and cyclist bridge across the river Liffey in Dublin.<br />The bridge design by Ian Ritchie, in the National ...
Interesting Engineering   08 May 2019   World  
<p>Tunnels are some of the greatest engineering feats humanity has ever undertaken. We (humankind) have, in fact, been digging them for millennia.<br />But, they have not all been excavated for purely logistical reasons. Tunnels were, and still are, widely ...
<p>A swarm of earthquakes has been triggered off the North Island's east coast by a large seismic event similar to what preceded the 2011 Japanese quake and tsunami.<br />GNS Science has confirmed one of the largest "slow-slips" ever observed in New Zealand ...
Live Science   26 March 2019   Egypt  
<p>Archaeologists have uncovered more than 100 ancient inscriptions carved into rock at Wadi el-Hudi, where the ancient Egyptians mined amethyst.<br />In addition to the carved-rock inscription, the researchers also found 14 stele (inscriptions carved on a ...
Science   26 February 2019   World  
<p>The British Geological Survey (BGS) has amassed one of the world&rsquo;s premier collections of geologic samples. Housed in three enormous warehouses in Nottingham, U.K., it contains about 3 million fossils gathered over more than 150 years at thousands ...
Express   11 February 2019   USA   California  
<p>CALIFORNIA will eventually be struck by a huge earthquake that could have catastrophic effects. But when will the Big One hit?</p>
Railway - Technology.com   06 February 2019   World  
<p>In the sprawling metropolises of Tokyo, London and Paris, urban metro networks are vital for keeping things moving, but laying out these complex systems intuitively for passengers is no easy feat. Which metros have the most complicated network and how have ...
CROSSROADS   04 February 2019   World  
<p>A newly produced geotechnical design guide uses cone penetration testing to characterize soils and foundation needs. A supplement to the Minnesota Department of Transportation&rsquo;s geotechnical design manual, this resource will provide improved methods ...