Loading

wait a moment

Category: World

2017 ‘warmest year without El Niño’ – BBC News

Even with no natural climate boost, last year was the second or third hottest on record. Source: 2017 ‘warmest year without El Niño’ – BBC News

DISCOVERING BIGFOOT — Idaho State University professor featured in Sasquatch documentary on Netflix

POCATELLO — Idaho State University professor Dr. Jeff Meldrum began researching Bigfoot in the mid-1990s, but it took almost 20 years before he would have a possible sighting of his Source: DISCOVERING BIGFOOT — Idaho State University professor featured in Sasquatch documentary on Netflix

Magnitude 7.6 earthquake strikes off Central America, USGS says

Quake prompted a tsunami advisory in the region, but there have been no reports of serious damage or casualties Source: Magnitude 7.6 earthquake strikes off Central America, USGS says

The Ocean Floor Is Sinking Due To Additional Water Weight From Melting Glaciers : SCIENCE : Tech Times

The bottom of the ocean is sinking, warping and deforming because of added water weight from melting glaciers. What does this say about estimated extent of sea level rise? Source: The Ocean Floor Is Sinking Due To Additional Water Weight From Melting Glaciers : SCIENCE : Tech Times

Ancient DNA gives glimpse of ancestors of Native Americans | Fox News

DNA from an infant who died in Alaska some 11,500 years ago is giving scientists the best look yet at the genetics of the ancestors of today’s native peoples of the Americas. Decoding the infant’s complete set of DNA let researchers estimate the timing of key events in the ancestral history of today’s Native Americans and indigenous peoples of Canada and Central and South America. Source: Ancient DNA gives glimpse of ancestors of Native Americans | Fox News

Preliminary Magnitude 4.0 Earthquake Hits Near San Jose | KTLA

A shallow magnitude 4.0 earthquake was reported Tuesday evening nine miles from San Jose, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 10:32 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 5.6 miles.According to the USGS, the epicenter was four miles from East Foothills, five miles from Alum Rock, nine miles from Milpitas and 82 miles from Sacramento. Source: Preliminary Magnitude 4.0 Earthquake Hits Near San Jose | KTLA

Winter solstice: the shortest day of the year

When does the winter solstice occur?  The Earth’s North Pole will be tilted farthest from the sun at 11:27 a.m. ET on Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017, according to the National Weather Service. For a complete listing of the dates of the winter and summer solstices and the spring and fall equinoxes through 2025, check out this calendar from the U.S. Naval Observatory. Source: Winter solstice: 7 things you should know about the shortest day of the year

The Earth’s Hum Finally Recorded At The Ocean Floor, But We Still Don’t Know Where It Comes From

Scientists were able to record the Earth’s hum from the ocean floor for the first time. The observations may help researchers decipher the reason and source for the mysterious phenomenon. Source: The Earth’s Hum Finally Recorded At The Ocean Floor, But We Still Don’t Know Where It Comes From

Earthquake hits Delaware, rattling windows as far as D.C.

The tremor rattled windows and homes in the Washington area. Source: Earthquake hits Delaware, rattling windows as far as D.C.

Prehistoric women worked so much their arms were stronger than today’s female rowers – The Verge

The bones of 94 women who lived in farming communities in Central Europe from 5300 BCE to around 850 AD reveal that prehistoric women had stronger arms than living women, including semi-elite female rowers. That’s likely because these farming women from the past worked incredibly hard — tilling soil, harvesting, and grinding grain by hand. And they probably started at a very young age, according to a study published today in Science Advances. Source: Prehistoric women worked so much their arms were stronger than today’s female rowers – The Verge  Download high-res Read More

 See ‘Ocean Frontiers’ screening at Adams Memorial Library in Latrobe, PA

Admission is free, but registration is required. Details: 724-539-1972 or adamslib.org Source: adams-memorial-library-hosts-ocean-frontiers-screening-in-december

Mt Agung`s eruptions lead to temporary closure of Bali airport – ANTARA News

The Indonesian Volcanology and Geological Disaster Mitigation Center (PVMBG) has raised the alert level of Mount Agung from three to four, indicating eruption hazards on and near the volcano. Source: Mt Agung`s eruptions lead to temporary closure of Bali airport – ANTARA News

Bali’s Mount Agung volcano erupts

More than 140,000 people had fled homes before Mount Agung belched smoke 700m above its summit. Nearly 1,600 people died when Mount Agung last erupted in 1963. So far, there have been no changes to flights in the region despite the eruption. Bali volcano: What is it like waiting for an eruption? Indonesia: Volcano nation Source: Bali’s Mount Agung volcano erupts

15 dead, 10 hurt in a stampede for food aid in Morocco

Alyaoum24.com, a reliable local news website, reported that people were rushing for the food aid whose value was about $16 per person. Source: 15 dead, 10 hurt in a stampede for food aid in Morocco

Live updates- Earthquake of 7.3 magnitude strikes near Iraq-Iran border: Six dead, several injured | The Indian Express

The quake was even felt in the Iranian capital Tehran, with some villages hit by power cuts, Iranian state TV reported. A massive earthquake of magnitude 7.3 struck Iraq on Sunday, 103 kms (64 miles) southeast of the city of As-Sulaymaniyah, the US Geological Survey said, reports Reuters. US Geological Survey initially said the quake was of a magnitude 7.2, before revising it to 7.3. Source: Live updates- Earthquake of 7.3 magnitude strikes near Iraq-Iran border: Six dead, several injured | The Indian Express Reuters: http://www.reuters.com/article/us-iraq-quake/strong-earthquake-hits-iraq-and-iran-killing-at-least-145-idUSKBN1DC0VZ?il=0

%d bloggers like this:
Skip to toolbar