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2015-04-25 12:01:48

Venus' surface is so hostile that normal equipment can't look for earthquakes. So seismologists have turned to using infrasonic sound waves to detect earthquakes on the hellish planet.

rhino zoo breeding
2014-11-04 05:15:12

Many species of rhinoceros are endangered and conservationists point to the need for successful captive breeding programs if these species are to survive.

Waves Generated By Russian Meteor Recorded Crossing The US
2013-03-07 13:29:53

A network of seismographic stations recorded spectacular signals from the blast waves of the meteor that landed near Chelyabinsk, Russia, as the waves crossed the United States.

Russian Meteor Is The Largest Ever Detected By CTBTO’s Infrasound Sensors
2013-02-19 12:31:59

Infrasonic waves from the meteor that broke up over Russia’s Ural mountains last week were the largest ever recorded by the CTBTO’s International Monitoring System.

Infrasound Study Reveals Why Some Homing Pigeons Get Lost
2013-01-31 12:35:04

In a new study, Jonathan Hagstrum, from the US Geological Survey (USGS), set out to find why pigeons released from a certain part of New York State always seem to have problems finding their way back home.

2012-10-25 04:03:19

Adding the Ghost Sub to their experience, top haunts across the country give fear seekers good reason to proceed with caution. Canoga Park, CA (PRWEB) October

Earth Surface: A Giant Loudspeaker
2012-10-19 12:56:13

In the midst of an earthquake, buildings sway back and forth, terrain pops and locks, and the ground seems to shuffle underfoot.

The Mechanics Of An Elephant's Voice
2012-08-03 05:40:41

African elephants are known to communicate with infrasound - extremely low-pitched vocalizations - over a distance of miles. These infrasounds are at a very low frequency rate and are generally below the threshold of human hearing.

Image 1 - How Big Was The Fireball Over California And Nevada?
2012-04-25 01:06:44

A bright ball of light traveling east to west was seen over the skies of central/northern California Sunday morning, April 22. The former space rock-turned-flaming-meteor entered Earth's atmosphere around 8 a.m. PDT.


Word of the Day
cassation
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
  • In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.
The word 'cassation' comes from the French 'cassation', from Latin 'casso' ("destroy, annul").
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