Thursday, October 29, 2020
Thousands of dead octopuses, starfish and other sea creatures have recently washed up on the shores of the remote Russian peninsula of Kamchatka. The normally pristine waters surrounding Kamchatka have become discolored and developed an odd smell, say locals....
Nyiragongo, a volcano on the border of the Democratic Republic of Congo and Rwanda, is seeing its lava lake filling at an alarming rate. Volcanologists have warned the rise in lava levels could spell disaster for nearby communities. Nyiragongo last erupted...
Pollution off the Pacific shoreline of the remote Kamchatka peninsula has caused the mass death of marine creatures, Russian scientists said Tuesday.Locals sounded the alarm in late September as surfers experienced stinging eyes from the water and sea creatures...
In physical cosmology and astronomy, dark energy is a mysterious unknown force that affects the universe. The first observational evidence for its existence came from supernovae measurements showing the universe does not expand at a constant rate, instead, it is accelerating. Measurements of the cosmic microwave...
The newly discovered phenomenon is called a “stormquake” and is caused by strong storms over the ocean wreaking havoc on continental crusts. Experts from Florida State University analysed more than a decade’s worth of seismic and oceanic records from...
Tension has been building along the San Andreas fault for centuries, and experts predict a ground splitting quake for when the fault line finally ruptures. To prepare for a potentially deadly quake, researchers must first understand the intricate details...
Michael SnyderIt has just been one thing after another in 2020.  First, the COVID-19 pandemic erupted and quickly spread all over the globe.  At this point more than 800,000 people have died globally, and authorities are warning us to...
VACAVILLE, Calif. — How many things can go wrong at once?On Wednesday millions of California residents were smothered by smoke-filled skies as dozens of wildfires raged out of control. They braced for triple-digit temperatures, the sixth day of a...
An asteroid the size of an SUV flew closer to the Earth than any other space rock on record Sunday morning — but luckily did not make impact with the planet, NASA said.The asteroid — dubbed 2020 QG —...
An earthquake swarm on the San Andreas Fault may mean parts of California are at risk of a big earthquake for the next week. Swarms recorded over the last 20 years have lasted between one and 20 days, with...

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