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Space.com   23 May 2018   Hawaii   Kilauea Volcano  
<p>NASA assets in space and in the air are helping first responders deal with the ongoing volcanic outburst in Hawaii.</p><p>Kilauea volcano, on Hawaii's Big Island, has been erupting pretty much continuously for the past 35 years. But Kilauea's activity ratcheted ...
EOS   10 May 2018   World   World  
<p>Unlike earthquakes, cyclones, volcanic eruptions, and other natural disasters that are observed in real time by worldwide networks of satellites and sensors, landslides and other types of mass movement are not consistently monitored on a global scale, despite ...
University of Bristol   09 May 2018   Italy   Pisa  
<p>Why has the Leaning Tower of Pisa survived the strong earthquakes that have hit the region since the middle ages? This is a long-standing question a research group of 16 engineers has investigated, including a leading expert in earthquake engineering and ...
highways.today   05 January 2018   USA   Massachusetts  
<p>Researchers at MIT have developed a process that can produce ultrafine fibers &mdash; whose diameter is measured in nanometers, or billionths of a meter &mdash; that are exceptionally strong and tough.</p> <p>These fibres, which should be inexpensive and ...
Times of Malta   02 January 2018   World  
<p>The eruption of Mount Agung on the island of Bali has sparked worldwide media interest, yet volcanic eruptions in Indonesia are nothing new. Of the country&rsquo;s 139 &ldquo;active&rdquo; volcanoes, 18 currently have raised alert levels, signifying higher ...
BGR   19 December 2017   USA   New England  
<p>If you&rsquo;re looking for a volcano there&rsquo;s a number of places you&rsquo;d probably check first, like Hawaii or even Yellowstone National Park, but new data suggests you might want to turn your attention to the northeastern United States. Researchers ...
ZME Science   18 December 2017   Scotland   Isle of Skye  
<p>Geologists exploring the Isle of Skye have uncovered something out of this world: evidence of a meteorite which bombarded Scotland 60 million years ago.</p>
Science Magazine   12 December 2017   China  
<p>Air pollution in China has led to higher rates of asthma, heart disease, and type 2 diabetes, and—according to The Lancet—it contributed to 1.1 million premature deaths in 2015 alone. But now researchers think they have found an unanticipated risk from ...
uky.edu   23 November 2017   USA   Kentucky  
<p>LEXINGTON, Ky. (Nov. 21, 2017) &mdash; Underground coal mines are tight spaces characterized by limited mobility and visibility. These are factors that cause difficulty for equipment operators and introduce serious risks for workers around haulage vehicles, ...
Symmetry magazine   22 November 2017   World  
<p>For the first time, scientists have measured the rate at which high-energy neutrinos are absorbed by our planet, a development that could lead to discoveries about physics and the Earth.</p>