Archive for February 9, 2013

Very strong M 7.0 earthquake struck Columbia

Very strong earthquake with recorded magnitude 7.0 struck Columbia on Saturday, February 09, 2013 at 14:16 UTC. Epicenter of the earthquake was located 5km (3mi) NE of Yacuanquer and 11 km (7 miles) SW (235°) from Pasto, co-ordinates were 1.143°N,

Yet more evidence emerges that our universe is a grand simulation created by an intelligent designer

There's a lot of buzz in the news about a new scientific study that statistically supports the idea that our known universe is actually a grand computer simulation. This is mainstream science, and the idea isn't a whacky as you might first suppose. I've actually

Explorers reached bottom of mysterious Labynkyr Lake in Siberia

Russian explorers dove to the bottom of a remote Labynkyr Lake in the Yakutia region of Siberia, at the coldest time of the year. Outside temperature reached minus 45 degrees Celsius (minus 49 Fahrenheit). The Russian research team — which included divers from the

A satellite’s view of ship pollution

Scientists have observed “ship tracks” in natural-color satellite imagery of the ocean for more than a decade. Bright, linear trails amidst the cloud layers are created by particles and gases from ships, a visible manifestation of pollution from ship

Winter storm "Nemo" progress in the Eastern US

The second and most powerful “nor’easter” of the season, aims New England and states in the region are preparing for the worst. The western frontal system stretching from Canada through the Ohio and Tennessee valleys and down into the Gulf of Mexico

Officials released new evacuation plans in case of new eruption at Mt. Fuji volcano in Japan

An increased number of small earthquakes near and under Japan's highest and most noted volcano, Mt. Fuji (within 30 km radius), concern government and local officials. In the worst case scenario, a new eruption of Mount Fuji could force some 567,000 people to evacuate