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Mars Had a Seriously Crazy Volcanic Past, New Study of 'UFO' Rocks Reveals
LIVE SCIENCE Bizarre rock formation known as Medusae Fossae weren't created by UFOs crash-landing, but rather by massive volcanism on the Red Planet. 2 hours
Summer Could Trigger Major Earthquakes (It's Not Why You Think)
LIVE SCIENCE There’s a new theory on what may have triggered the 2014 earthquake that tore through California’s Napa-Sonoma Valley. 4 hours
What can natural disasters teach the world?
PHYS.ORG Historians from Murdoch University have joined a global study that will shed light on how to better deal with the prediction and aftermath of environmental disasters in the Indian Ocean region, including tsunamis, volcanic... 7 hours
Groundwater Levels Could Trigger Major Earthquakes
LIVE SCIENCE There’s a new theory on what may have triggered the 2014 earthquake that tore through California’s Napa-Sonoma Valley. 10 hours
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See the Eerie Lava Glow of Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano Eruption from Space
SPACE.COM Astronauts in space have been tracking Hawaii's Kilauea volcano eruption since May, but they've never revealed a view quite like this. Here's what Kilauea's... 1 day
Modelling volcanoes that 'collapse without warning'
PHYS.ORG A new joint research project from Massey University, University of Canterbury and GNS Science is looking to forecast, for the first time, the hazards associated with collapsing volcanoes, that could save infrastructure and lives. 1 day
What makes volcanoes dangerous?
PHYS.ORG Fountains of lava, whiffs of toxic gases, acidic plumes of vaporized seawater and blankets of ash: those are just a few of the dangers that volcanoes have delivered in recent weeks, with Guatemala's Fuego Volcano and Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano each... 1 day
There's No Way World Cup Soccer Fans Caused an Earthquake in Mexico, Seismic Expert Says
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Upper and lower plate controls on the great 2011 Tohoku-oki earthquake
Science Magazine The great 2011 Tohoku-oki earthquake [moment magnitude (Mw) 9.0)] is the best-documented megathrust earthquake in the world, but its causal mechanism is still in controversy because... 2 days
Site of the next major earthquake on the San Andreas Fault?
SCIENCE DAILY Many researchers hypothesize that the southern tip of the 1300-km-long San Andreas fault zone (SAFZ) could be the nucleation site of the next major earthquake on... 3 days
Museum collection reveals distribution of Carolina parakeet 100 years after its extinction
SCIENCE DAILY While 2018 marks the centenary of the death of the last captive Carolina parakeet -- North America's only native parrot, a team of researchers... 3 days
Site of the next major earthquake on the San Andreas Fault?
PHYS.ORG Many researchers hypothesize that the southern tip of the 1300-km-long San Andreas fault zone (SAFZ) could be the nucleation site of the next major earthquake on... 3 days
Is the sky the limit? On the expansion threshold of a species' range
SCIENCE DAILY What stops a species adapting to an ever-wider range of conditions, continuously expanding its geographic range? A biomathematician now explains the formation... 3 days
Did Plate Tectonics Set the Stage for Life on Earth?
SPACE.COM A new study suggests that rapid cooling within the Earth's mantle through plate tectonics played a major role in the development of the first life forms, which in... 3 days
Museum collection reveals distribution of Carolina parakeet 100 years after its extinction
PHYS.ORG While 2018 marks the centenary of the death of the last captive Carolina parakeet—North America's only native parrot, a team of researchers have shed... 3 days
In Paris, the risk of flooding is never far away
PHYS.ORG In 1910, Paris was subject to a historic flood that is still remembered, and it's far from a unique event. In France, the risk of flooding is the... 3 days
Volcanic Eruptions Spawned Mysterious Medusae Fossae Formation on Mars
SCI-NEWS.COM Explosive volcanic eruptions are the likely source of the Medusae Fossae Formation, a massive, unusual deposit of soft... 3 days
On the expansion threshold of a species' range
PHYS.ORG What stops a species adapting to an ever-wider range of conditions, continuously expanding its geographic range? The biomathematician Jitka Polechová, an Elise Richter Fellow at the University of Vienna, has published a... 3 days
explosive volcanoes spawned mysterious martian rock formation Explosive Volcanoes Spawned Mysterious Martian Rock Formation
ASTRO WATCH Explosive volcanic eruptions that shot jets of hot ash, rock and gas skyward are the likely source of a mysterious Martian rock... 4 days
Jumping Soccer Fans Created a Small Earthquake in Mexico
LIVE SCIENCE The World Cup is literally shaking the world. 4 days
'Slow earthquakes' on San Andreas Fault increase risk of large quakes
SCIENCE DAILY A detailed study of the California fault has discovered a new kind of movement that isn't accounted for in earthquake forecasting. 4 days
Explosive volcanoes spawned mysterious Martian rock formation
SCIENCE DAILY Explosive volcanic eruptions that shot jets of hot ash, rock and gas skyward are the likely source of a mysterious Martian rock formation, a new study finds. The new finding could add to scientists'... 4 days
New technique provides accurate dating of ancient skeletons
SCIENCE DAILY A new way of dating skeletons by using mutations in DNA associated with geography will avoid the difficulties and inaccuracies sometimes associated with existing dating methods. The technique will enable a better... 4 days
'Slow earthquakes' on San Andreas Fault increase risk of large quakes
PHYS.ORG Geologists have long thought that the central section of California's famed San Andreas Fault—from San Juan Bautista southward to Parkfield, a distance of about 80 miles—has... 4 days
Jumping Soccer Fans Triggered a Small Earthquake in Mexico
LIVE SCIENCE The World Cup is literally shaking the world. 4 days
New technique provides accurate dating of ancient skeletons
PHYS.ORG Interest in the origins of human populations and their migration routes has increased greatly in recent years. A critical aspect of tracing migration events is dating them. However, radiocarbon techniques commonly used... 4 days
Explosive volcanoes spawned mysterious Martian rock formation
PHYS.ORG Explosive volcanic eruptions that shot jets of hot ash, rock and gas skyward are the likely source of a mysterious Martian rock formation, a new study finds. The new finding could add to scientists'... 5 days
Volcano music could help scientists monitor eruptions
SCIENCE DAILY A volcano in Ecuador with a deep cylindrical crater might be the largest musical instrument on Earth, producing unique sounds scientists could use to monitor its activity. New infrasound recordings of Cotopaxi volcano in... 6 days
Volcano music could help scientists monitor eruptions
PHYS.ORG A volcano in Ecuador with a deep cylindrical crater might be the largest musical instrument on Earth, producing unique sounds scientists could use to monitor its activity. 1 week
The science candidates: Jess Phoenix says her defeat shows how much in politics needs to change
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Dangerous, Golden 'Hair' Sprouts from Hawaii Volcano
LIVE SCIENCE Pele's hair is beautiful — and dangerous. 1 week
Seafloor cables that carry the world’s internet traffic can also detect earthquakes
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Ultrastable laser interferometry for earthquake detection with terrestrial and submarine cables
Science Magazine Detecting ocean-floor seismic activity is crucial for our understanding of the interior structure and dynamic behavior of the Earth. However, 70% of the planet’s surface is... 1 week
Underwater fiber-optic cables could moonlight as earthquake sensors
SCIENCE-NEWS The seafloor cables that ferry internet traffic across oceans may soon find another use: detecting underwater earthquakes. 1 week
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ESA New Copernicus Sentinel-2 images show the continuing outpouring of fiery lava from Kilauea in Hawaii 1 week
A volcanologist's view of Kilauea
PHYS.ORG In the late 1980s, geologist Thomas Wright oversaw the production of a volcano hazard map that would help guide zoning and land use decisions on the island of Hawaii. 1 week
Deep-biosphere methane production stimulated by geofluids in the Nankai accretionary complex
Science Magazine Microbial life inhabiting subseafloor sediments plays an important role in Earth’s carbon cycle. However, the impact of geodynamic processes on the distributions and carbon-cycling activities of... 1 week
Masses of methane from mud volcanoes
PHYS.ORG In the seabed, there are numerous microorganisms that play an important role in the global carbon cycle. Until now, however, it has not been understood to what extent geodynamic processes such as the subduction of oceanic... 1 week
South Napa earthquake linked to summer groundwater dip
PHYS.ORG A summertime expansion in the Earth's crust caused by changes in groundwater may have triggered the magnitude-6.0 earthquake in California's wine country in 2014, according to a new study. 1 week
Bacterial enzymes: The biological role of europium
PHYS.ORG Rare earth elements (REEs) are an indispensable component of the digital technologies that are now an integral part of everyday life. Yet their biological role has been discovered only recently. A few years ago,... 1 week
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Research provides insights on World War II naval battle site
SCIENCE DAILY A new study provides precise geographic information for the preservation, long-term research, and future use of a historically important World War II battle site on the seafloor off... 1 week
Research provides insights on World War II naval battle site
PHYS.ORG The remains of World War II naval battle sites can be found under water, but most have not yet been subject to archaeological investigation. A new International Journal... 1 week
See Lava Flows from Hawaii's Kilauea Change Paths in New Satellite Photos
SPACE.COM The tale of Hawaii's recent volcanic eruptions continues to change, much like its fierce lava flows, and new images from space tell the latest... 1 week
Hawaiian Volcanic Lava Changes Paths in New Space Imagery
SPACE.COM The tale of Hawaii's recent volcanic eruptions continues to change, much like its fierce lava flows, and new images from space tell the latest chapter. 1 week
International collaboration studies the predictability of earthquakes
PHYS.ORG Since 2007, the Collaboratory for the Study of Earthquake Predictability or CSEP has been studying earthquake forecast models to find out how well each model stacks up against its competitors, and how well each... 1 week
Study analyzes link between gender-based violence and child abuse in small geographical areas
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Guatemala rescuers rush to find last volcano survivors
PHYS.ORG Scores of civil defense and rescue workers scrambled Monday to try to find any unlikely survivors of the Fuego volcano's deadly eruption more than a week on. 2 weeks
Some lava evacuees may return to homes during 'stable' flow
PHYS.ORG Officials on Hawaii's Big Island let some people back into their homes and scaled down emergency operations Monday as lava flowed into the ocean on a path that... 2 weeks
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Hawaii volcano unleashes more small blasts, snaking lava
PHYS.ORG Small explosions at the summit of an erupting Hawaii volcano could send ash into communities. 2 weeks
Volcanic activity, declining ocean oxygen triggered mass extinction of ancient organisms
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Religion is uniquely human, but computer simulations may help us understand religious behavior
PHYS.ORG When disaster strikes, people often turn to religion for comfort and support. A powerful recent example of this comes from a study... 2 weeks
Image: Hawaii lava flow
PHYS.ORG Copernicus Sentinel-2 images from 23 May and 7 June 2018 show changes in lava flow from the Kilauea volcano on Hawaii's Big Island. It is estimated that around 600 homes have been destroyed in one of the volcano's most destructive... 2 weeks
Guatemala's Volcano of Fire emits another hot sediment flow
PHYS.ORG Guatemala's Volcano of Fire released a flow of burning sediment and rock Saturday, causing authorities to order new preventative evacuations almost a week after the initial eruption left at least... 2 weeks
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ASTRO WATCH A team of scientists led by Carnegie’s Shaunna Morrison and including Bob Hazen have revealed the mineralogy of Mars... 2 weeks
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ESA The Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission has imaged changes in lava flow from the Kilauea volcano in Hawaii 2 weeks
Guatemala has lived in the shadow of volcanoes for centuries
PHYS.ORG When the Fuego volcano near Antigua, Guatemala erupted on June 3, it wasn't immediately apparent to the people living on its slopes quite how dangerous this event would... 2 weeks
NASA Astronaut Jeanette Epps Speaks About Her Puzzling Removal from Space Mission
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Research team uncovers lost images from the 19th century
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New model predicts that we're probably the only advanced civilization in the observable universe
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NASA, NSF expedition to study ocean carbon embarks in August from Seattle
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Wildlife death match—ants versus termites
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Doomsaying about new technology helps make it better
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Where Does Trump's 'Space Force' Fit in the International Agreement on Peaceful Use of Space?
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'Flamingo:' High-powered microscopy coming to a scientist near you
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Repellent research: Navy developing ship coatings to reduce fuel, energy costs
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Feeding the gods: Hundreds of skulls reveal massive scale of human sacrifice in Aztec capital
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Koko, the Gorilla Who Used Sign Language, Is Dead at 46
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DNA enzyme shuffles cell membranes a thousand times faster than its natural counterpart
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Bogong moths first insect known to use magnetic sense in long-distance nocturnal migration
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Study promotes benefits of 'tickling' rats
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Koko The Gorilla Dies; Redrew The Lines Of Animal-Human Communication
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GPM satellite probes soaking storms in Southern Texas and the Gulf
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When cozying up with would-be predators, cleaner shrimp follow a dependable script
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Buildings as power stations—they generate more energy than they consume
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