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<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 ...
Fox News   01 February 2019   USA   Chicago  
<p>Freezing temperatures in Chicago — which at one point Thursday were said to be lower than those in Alaska and Antarctica — have reportedly caused a loud, ground-shaking phenomenon to occur: so-called “frost quakes.”<br>Chicago residents reported hearing ...
Express   23 January 2019   World  
<p>The scientists have discovered that a large earthquake usually comes after a shallow mantle creep and seismic swarms, which is a process called &lsquo;silent slip&rsquo;. This process is when the Earth moves, but there is no earthquake and can lead to actual ...
Los Angeles Curbed   16 January 2019   USA   Los Angeles  
<p>In December, tech billionaire Elon Musk and his tunneling startup, The Boring Company, unveiled a mile-long tunnel beneath Hawthorne&mdash;a prototype of an undergroundtransportation system called &ldquo;Loop.&rdquo;<br />Musk has repeatedly suggested that ...
The Washington Post   15 January 2019   USA   New York  
<p>A big chunk of an old New York bridge went down in history Tuesday as explosives demolished the eastern part of the Tappan Zee Bridge.<br />The bridge has been replaced by the Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge, which carries Interstate 87 traffic over the ...