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Shear properties of Earths inner core constrained by a detection of J waves in global correlation wavefield
Science Magazine Seismic J waves, shear waves that traverse Earth’s inner core, provide direct constraints on... 3 days
West Coast quake warning system now operational, with limits
PHYS.ORG Automated alerts from the fledgling West Coast earthquake early warning system are ready to be used broadly by businesses, utilities, schools and other entities but not for mass public notification,... 3 days
Geologists Question 'Evidence Of Ancient Life' in 3.7 Billion-Year-Old Rocks
NPR A new analysis of what were initially thought to be microbial fossils in Greenland suggests they might instead just be mineral structures created when ancient tectonic forces squeezed... 4 days
These ancient mounds may not be the earliest fossils on Earth after all
SCIENCE-NEWS A new analysis suggests that tectonics, not microbes, formed cone-shaped structures in 3.7-billion-year-old rock. 4 days
What It Felt Like to Be Aboard the Failed Rocket Launch to the Space Station
SPACE.COM Everything was going smoothly — until NASA astronaut Nick Hague felt a sudden tremor. "The first thing I... 4 days
What It Feels Like to Be Aboard a Failed Rocket Launch
SPACE.COM Everything was going smoothly — until NASA astronaut Nick Hague felt a sudden tremor. "The first thing I really noticed was being shaken pretty violently side... 4 days
Japan company admits falsifying data for quake shock absorbers
PHYS.ORG A company supplying equipment to protect major buildings in Japan from earthquakes has admitted falsifying data, authorities said Wednesday, stressing there was no immediate safety risk. 4 days
New understanding of Mekong River incision
PHYS.ORG An international team of earth scientists has linked the establishment of the Mekong River to a period of major intensification of the Asian monsoon during the middle Miocene, about 17 million years ago, findings that supplant... 5 days
Antarctic ice shelf 'sings' as winds whip across its surface
PHYS.ORG VIDEO Winds blowing across snow dunes on Antarctica's Ross Ice Shelf cause the massive ice slab's surface to vibrate, producing a near-constant set of seismic "tones" scientists could potentially... 5 days
New understanding of Mekong River incision
SCIENCE DAILY An international team of earth scientists has linked the establishment of the Mekong River to a period of major intensification of the Asian monsoon during the middle Miocene, about 17 million years ago, findings that supplant... 5 days
Looking and listening for signals of navy test explosions off Florida coast
SCIENCE DAILY Underwater explosions detonated by the US Navy to test the sturdiness of ships' hulls have provided seismologists with a test opportunity of their own:... 5 days
Antarctic ice shelf 'sings' as winds whip across its surface
SCIENCE DAILY Winds blowing across snow dunes on Antarctica's Ross Ice Shelf cause the massive ice slab's surface to vibrate, producing a near-constant set of seismic 'tones' scientists could potentially... 5 days
Huge earthquake simulator to get an upgrade
PHYS.ORG The University of California, San Diego's outdoor shake table in Scripps Ranch will soon give engineers a truer sense of the fury released when big earthquakes erupt in places around the world, 5 days
Looking and listening for signals of navy test explosions off Florida coast
PHYS.ORG Underwater explosions detonated by the U.S. Navy to test the sturdiness of ships' hulls have provided seismologists with a test opportunity of their own:... 5 days
New maps to support decision-making after an earthquake
PHYS.ORG Researchers from diverse institutions, including the School of Land Surveying, Geodesy and Mapping Engineering from Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, have developed a new methodology to create easy-to-understand maps for decision-making support after... 5 days
Fast, accurate estimation of the Earth's magnetic field for natural disaster detection
PHYS.ORG Researchers from Tokyo Metropolitan University have applied machine-learning techniques to achieve fast, accurate estimates of local geomagnetic fields using data taken at multiple observation... 6 days
Fast, accurate estimation of the Earth's magnetic field for natural disaster detection
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have applied machine-learning techniques to achieve fast, accurate estimates of local geomagnetic fields using data taken at multiple observation points, potentially allowing detection... 7 days
Planetary Researchers Find Evidence of Ancient Strike-Slip Tectonics on Ganymede
SCI-NEWS.COM A new study, published in the journal Icarus, reveals Ganymede — the largest and most massive... 1 week
New transgenic mouse model sheds light on biological causes of Parkinson's disease
NEWS MEDICAL Parkinson's disease is a neurodegenerative disorder that presents clinically with abnormal movement and tremors at rest. 1 week
GeoSEA array records sliding of Mount Etna's southeastern flank
PHYS.ORG The southeast flank of Mount Etna slowly slides toward the sea. A team of scientists from GEOMAR and the Kiel University have showed for the first time the movement of... 1 week
icy jupiter moon shows tectonic activity Icy Jupiter Moon Shows Tectonic Activity
ASTRO WATCH A recently published study led by researchers at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology (SOEST) reveals... 1 week
GeoSEA array records sliding of Mount Etna's southeastern flank
SCIENCE DAILY The southeast flank of Mount Etna slowly slides towards the sea. A team of scientists showed for the first time movement of Etna's underwater flank using a new, sound-based geodetic... 2 weeks
6.0-magnitude quake rocks Indonesia's Java, Bali
PHYS.ORG A shallow 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of the Indonesian islands of Java and Bali early Thursday, the United States Geological Survey said, causing panicked people to flee their homes. 2 weeks
Icy moon of Jupiter, Ganymede, shows evidence of past strike-slip faulting
PHYS.ORG A recently published study led by researchers at the University of Hawai'i at Manoa School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology reveals Ganymede, an icy... 2 weeks
Seizures start with a hush: A spike in inhibition
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Haiti quake toll rises to 17
PHYS.ORG The death toll from the earthquake that struck northwest Haiti over the weekend has risen to 17, with nearly 350 others injured, the interior ministry said Tuesday. 2 weeks
Indonesia expert warned of quake, gov't mapped risk areas
PHYS.ORG When the violent shaking from a massive magnitude 7.5 earthquake finally stopped, Selvi Susanti stood up and realized something strange was happening. 2 weeks
Sentinel-2 maps Indonesia earthquake
PHYS.ORG A 7.5-magnitude earthquake and tsunami hit Indonesia on 28 September, destroying homes and hundreds of lives. As the death toll continues to rise, the effects of this natural disaster are far-reaching, with hundreds of thousands of people seeking access food,... 2 weeks
NASA's ARIA maps Indonesia quake, tsunami damage
PHYS.ORG A 7.5-magnitude earthquake on Sept. 28 in northern Indonesia and the devastating tsunami that followed it killed more than 1,400 people and left a large trail of destruction. 2 weeks
T-CALM Phase 2 clinical study results offer hope for essential tremor patients
NEWS MEDICAL Cavion, Inc., a leading clinical stage biotechnology company committed to developing novel therapeutics for people with neurological diseases, today announced promising results of the... 2 weeks
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Antarctic ice shelf 'sings' as winds whip across its surface
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