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Vasquez Canyon Road, California, suffers extensive distortion on a longer time frame

A large part of the road in Santa Clarita, California experienced rising off the grounds and extensive distortion for at least 3.5 hours on November 10, 2015. In the next couple of days, the road experienced further buckling, and up to date the road was closed over a 3

November 27, 2015

Amazing supercomputer animation of Antarctic bottom water

The movements of the world's densest and coldest water around Antarctica has been simulated using Australia's most powerful supercomputer, Raijin, for the first time. Massive amount of data has been processed in order to create a highly detailed, remarkable anim

November 25, 2015

Famous Egremni Beach in Greece completely wipped away by a series of large landslides

A series of large landslides, triggered by the strong earthquake that hit near the west coast of Greece on November 17, 2015, caused one of the world's most beautiful beaches, on the island of Lefkada, to perish.In bad geological news, Egremni beach basically disapp

November 23, 2015

The Electric Comet II - Best Evidence

This video is the first segment of Episode 4 Symbol of an Alien Sky documentary series. It provides an update of comet science, starting where the earlier documentary made by The Thunderbolts Project titled "The Electric Comet" left off. The objective of both

November 23, 2015

Erta Ale's lava lake close to overflowing, Ethiopia

The active lava lake in the southern pit of the Ethiopian Erta Ale volcano, 30 - 40 m (100 - 130 feet) in diameter, remains very active and approaches levels close to overflowing the margins of the pit again, being only a few meters below the floor of the caldera, Volca

November 21, 2015

Rare tornado touch-down causes damage in Denair, California

A rare tornado touch-down was observed near Zeering Road in Denair, Stanislaus County, California on the afternoon (local time) of November 15, 2015.The tornado damaged houses and trees, as well as a roof of the nearby church, according to the Stanislaus County Sheriff&

November 16, 2015

Electric comets in action

The ThunderBolts started a series of reports on groundbreaking scientific data from the ESA Rosetta mission to Comet 67P.In previous Space News', Dr. Franklin Anariba, a lecturer at Singapore University of Technology and Design, has presented a scientific argument

November 16, 2015

Large landslide hits the village of Lidong, eastern China

​A large landslide triggered by heavy rains burried nearly 30 homes in China's Zhejiang Province on the evening of November 13, 2015. On Sunday, November 15, local authorities said the death toll has risen to 21, with 16 people still missing. Only one person has b

November 15, 2015

New Earth-like exoplanet discovered, only 39 light years away

Scientists have discovered a new exoplanet in our stellar neighborhood, only 39 light years from Earth, Massachusetts Institute of Technology announced on November 11, 2015. The planet shows no signs of being capable of hosting any life, however it is the closest Earth-

November 13, 2015

Mudslide devastates the village of Bento Rodrigues, Brazil

A mining waste dam in the city of Mariana, Minas Gerais state, Brazil collapsed on the afternoon of November 5, 2015 (local time) unleashing a surge of mud that devastated the nearby village of Bento Rodrigues, population about 600. At this time, it is unknown how many

November 06, 2015

A new mud volcano island forms in the Sea of Azov, Russia

A new mud volcano island formed in the Sea of Azov, Russia, media reports. Amazing phenomenon appeared only a few meters off the shores of the Taman Peninsula on October 25, 2015, spewing out a mixture of water, sand, dirt and gases. A local resident witnessed its forma

October 27, 2015

Does dark matter actually exist?

Scientists working at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory are proposing a radical new theory about the nature of invisible, theoretical dark matter particles. The scientists have developed what they call a “stealth dark matter” model, which suggests

October 25, 2015

A giant rock avalanche recorded in the Swiss Alps

A giant rock broke off the side of the Mel de la Niva mountain, near Evolene region in the Swiss Alps on October 19, 2015.A geologists who was taking video shots near the area witnessed the fall and documented it on a footage. The 2 000 cubic meters (70 269 cubic feet)

October 24, 2015

Massive mudslide engulfs Highway 58 near the Tehachapi Mountains, California

Flash floods and resulting massive mudslide caused by heavy rainfall that hit California's Mojave region on October 15, 2015, engulfed around 200 vehicles, including 115 passenger cars, 75 tractor trailers and 2 buses carrying tourists, on Highway 58 (Interstate 5),

October 19, 2015

Comet 67P's mysterious form

The team behind The ThunderBolts Project has started a new series of reports that will discuss the latest scientific papers on the European Space Agency’s Rosetta mission to comet 67P.In addition to countless unresolved puzzles facing comet scientists, they have d

October 19, 2015

Video animation showing 2007 - 2015 rainfall triggered landslides

Landslides present one of the most dangerous environmental hazards on the globe. To illustrate this it is sufficient to say that over 25 000 deaths have resulted from landslides triggered by torrential rainfalls around the planet, in the period between 2007 and 2015.The

October 17, 2015

2015 maximum sea ice cover lowest recorded since 2008

The sea ice cover of the Southern Ocean reached its yearly maximum extent on October 6, 2015. Sea ice cover at its maximum has spread across the area of 18.83 million square kilometers (7.27 million square miles), which puts it both on the 22nd lowest and 16th highest m

October 16, 2015

Stephen Crothers: General Relativity - A case study in numerology

For many people, Einstein’s General Theory of Relativity lies hidden behind an impenetrable wall of complicated mathematics, superposed upon the widespread misconception that only those smarter than the average bear, with a penchant for doing long sums, can possib

October 11, 2015

Toxic foams and fire bursting out of Bellandur lake, India

Bellandur Lake, the largest lake in the city of Bangalore, India, is extremely polluted by a high amount of ammonia and phosphate while a very low amount of dissolved oxygen and refuse waters from across the city make the situation even worse. To an observer, the 36 km

October 10, 2015

Tectonic earthquakes of the Pacific Northwest

Scientists from University of Portland and US Geological Survey have joined the forces with Earth Sciences Animated and Mount Tabor Middle School Portland to create an animated video explaining tectonic earthquakes of the Pacific Northwest.The video describes the types

October 08, 2015

Major landslide claims 186 lives so far, Guatemala

The number of deaths reported from a major landslide in Santa Catarina Pinula, Guatemala is still on the rise, media reported, as of October 6, 2015.Video credit: Euro NewsSevere rainstorms that battered the small town in Guatemala, about 17 km (10 miles) east of Guatem

October 07, 2015

Pluto continues to surprise

In the previous Space News episode, we discussed recent, astonishing images of the surface of the dwarf planet Pluto. Many other surprises have already been revealed in the data thus far released from NASA’s New Horizons mission.Today, physicist Eugene Bagashov di

October 04, 2015

Massive landslide in Guatemala leaves 600 people missing

A huge landslide, triggered by heavy downpours, collapsed onto Santa Catarina Pinula town, Guatemala on October 2, 2015. 30 people have been reported dead so far, and hundreds have gone missing. Rescue teams are actively sweeping the grounds in search of survivors.Heavy

October 03, 2015

A giant sinkhole opens in North London, 58 homes affected

A massive sinkhole opened up on a street in St Albans, North London, UK, in the middle of the night of October 1, 2015, media reports.The huge crater, which started as a small hole on the road only a couple of days ago, is now 20 meters (66 feet) wide and 10 meters (33

October 01, 2015

Electrical geology of Pluto and Comet 67P

NASA's New Horizons mission to the dwarf planet Pluto continues to provide planetary scientists with new challenges and deepening mysteries. Likewise, the Rosetta mission to comet 67P has revealed startling cometary phenomena that conventional theory cannot begin to

September 30, 2015

Typhoon "Dujuan" aftermath: Taiwan severely battered, hundreds of thousands evacuated in China

Typhoon "Dujuan" made its second landfall in eastern China, on September 29, 2015 after severely battering Taiwan the day before. Strong winds, heavy rainfall and landslides have ravaged affected areas, leaving behind two victims and 300 injured people so far.

September 29, 2015

Disastrous flash flood ravages the streets of Bodrum, Turkey

A disastrous flash flood hit the Bodrum town in Turkey on the evening of September 22, 2015. An unprecedented event inundated the streets as strong flood waters came rushing down the adjacent mountains. 8 people were injured and at least 40 were rescued from their homes

September 23, 2015

California wildfires leave 6 people dead, nearly 1600 homes destroyed in two of the biggest

Nearly 1 600 homes have been destroyed in two of the biggest wildfires in California - Butte and Valley fires - making them among the worst ever in state's history, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection said Sunday, September 20. At the same day,

September 21, 2015

GPM core satellite data on Typhoon "Kilo" over its 21 day life-span

Hurricane/Typhoon "Kilo" formed about 1 000 km (620 miles) southeast of Hawai'i Islands on August 20, 2015 and traveled 6 920 km (4 300 miles) across the Pacific basin before dissipating on September 10 near mainland Japan.With its 21 day life-span, Kilo b

September 19, 2015

Why aurora is everywhere today: Solar storm news - September 10, 2015 with Dr. Tamitha Skov

The Earth continues to be slammed this week by a huge solar storm that has raged for several days, Dr. Tamitha Skov of the SpaceWeather.TV reports today. It started on September 7 and has kept us at moderate storm conditions nearly continuously since. Spectacular aurora

September 10, 2015

Northern Lights over North Wales time-lapse video

Aurora lights, one of the most striking Earth's natural phenomena, have made a spectacular appearance over skies of north western Anglesey in North Wales, on September 8, 2015.Aurora lights, or Northern Lights are caused by electrically charged particles

September 10, 2015

Complex mass of plasma: 'solar tornado' captured by SDO

A small, but complex mass of solar material gyrated and spun about over the course of 40 hours above the surface of the Sun from September 1 - 3, 2015. It was stretched and pulled back and forth by powerful magnetic forces in this sequence captured by NASA’s Solar

September 09, 2015

Extremely heavy rain turns roads of southern Spain into rivers

Extremely heavy rain in southern Spain has caused severe flooding on September 7, 2015 turning streets of several towns and villages into rivers. At least one casualty has been reported.Spain's Civil Protection service has issued severe weather alerts for Valencia,

September 08, 2015

Severe thunderstorms accompanied by baseball-sized hail hits central Italy

Severe thunderstorms accompanied by very large hail hit central Italy on September 5, 2015 prompting officials to declare the highest alert level for the risk of severe weather phenomena.The hardest hit was the city of Puzzuoli, near Naples, where baseball-sized hail re

September 06, 2015

Supermoon lunar eclipse on September 28, 2015 ends the current lunar tetrad - Blood Moon

A rare celestial event is scheduled for September 28, 2015 (UTC) - a total lunar eclipse and the closest supermoon of the year. This full Moon is also known as the Harvest Moon, and Blood Moon, because it ends the current lunar tetrad - series of 4 consecutive total ecl

August 31, 2015