Friday, July 1, 2022
Scientists surprised as geomagnetic storm opens 'crack' in Earth's magnetosphere Even if we had been able to predict the storm, the planet has limited defenses against the most powerful forms of space weather - and our increasing dependence on electronics...
The Anthropocene is the name scientists proposed to give to the present epoch in Earth’s history, one that is driven by human impacts like climate change. In their study, theoretical physicist Professor Orfeu Bertolami of the University of Porto...
On Monday, a bright orange glow bathed the streets of Kuwait City, like a wildfire without flames. In Tehran, the tip of the Milad Tower, the tallest structure in the city, could barely be seen. In Mosul, Iraq, a...
There are a million ways to die in New York City but drowning in a rainstorm is not something many New Yorkers have ever worried about.That changed last September when the remnants of Hurricane Ida hit the Big Apple, unleashing...
Experts have warned that parts of Eastern Antarctica have recorded bizarrely high temperatures this week, more than 30 degrees Celsius above normal. According to Etienne Kapikian, a meteorologist from France-Meteo, the Concordia research base at Dome C of the Antarctic, which is at...
Evacuations have begun on the Azore Island of Sāo Jorge (Sao Jorge) in the Atlantic where more than 12,000 earthquakes have rocked the region in the last week. With ground deformation indicated and measured by Earth observing satellites, it...
The coldest location on the planet has experienced an episode of warm weather this week unlike any ever observed, with temperatures over the eastern Antarctic ice sheet soaring 50 to 90 degrees above normal. The warmth has smashed records...
IN MAY 1110, the Moon inexplicably disappeared from the night sky.Almost 900 years later, it was confirmed that gas from volcanoes had clouded the sky, and the Moon had not actually left Earth’s side.But what if it had? What if the...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ygSZctyRimkScientists have predicted that the moon could cause us some serious problems in (or around) the year 2030! This has inspired so many headlines claiming that the apocalypse is coming.
In June 2020, scientists observed a single lightning flash that was 17.1 seconds, becoming the longest-lasting lightning flash ever recorded. According to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), the unusually long strike took place over Uruguay and northern Argentina. This incident was...

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