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NASA JPL Scientist Reflects Last Big Quake In Los Angeles
2014-01-17 09:14:01

NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory Twenty years ago this week, in the predawn darkness of Jan. 17, 1994, at five seconds before 4:31 a.m. PST, the ground ruptured violently on a blind thrust fault (a crack in Earth's crust that does not reach the surface) about 11 miles (18 kilometers) beneath Reseda, in California's San Fernando Valley about 20 miles (31 kilometers) northwest of downtown Los Angeles. The resulting magnitude 6.7 earthquake, known as the Northridge earthquake, became the...

2013-11-18 10:32:56

From the production of tougher, more durable smart phones and other electronic devices, to a wider variety of longer lasting biomedical implants, bulk metallic glasses are poised to be  mainstay materials for the 21st Century. Featuring a non-crystalline amorphous structure, bulk metallic glasses can be as strong or even stronger than steel, as malleable as plastics,  conduct electricity and resist corrosion. These materials would seem to have it all save for one problem: they are often...

North America Rocked By Two Major Earthquakes And Several Small Ones
2013-09-04 15:02:31

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online What started as a few small temblors that shook up Texas residents on Monday turned into an all-out rumble as three major earthquakes rocked parts of North America and Japan into Tuesday evening. One Texas temblor on Monday measured 4.1 magnitude, while the second measured 4.3 on the Richter scale. Neither of the quakes caused much in the way of significant damage and no injuries were reported. The USGS said both quakes occurred...

2013-07-26 23:21:41

Bending Manual developed by Jedd Johnson is a newly updated personal training program that contains strength training workouts, exercises, and detailed descriptions on how people can bend bolts, steel, and nails with their bare hands quickly and easily. A complete Bending Manual overview on the website Vkool.com indicates if the program is worth buying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) July 26, 2013 Bending Manual is a newly updated personal training program that contains strength training workouts,...

2013-07-25 23:18:19

Stress Management Coach Dr. Maiysha Clairborne, from Mind Body Spirit Wellness, reveals her top tips from managing stress and escaping the stress and pain cycle. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) July 25, 2013 Stress is a common feature in the lives of many American citizens, whether it is down to their career, their financial situation, or their family life. New figures show that 77% of Americans’ stress levels are causing them to experience a range of unpleasant physical symptoms. Stress can...

2013-05-31 23:03:58

Nathalie Chevreau of Tatalou Science explains the harmful effects of stress on the body and mind, as well as ways to relieve stress. Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) May 31, 2013 Registered Dietitian and Founder of Tatalou Science Nathalie Chevreau, PhD, R.D., published an article today on Tatalou.com warning of the harmful effects of stress to a person´s health, as well as three tips to reduce stress. The article, titled “3 Ways to Kill Stress Before It Kills You,” highlights...

Crandall Canyon Mine Collapse Maybe Bigger Than 2008 Study Suggested
2013-04-21 21:36:21

University of Utah A new University of Utah study has identified hundreds of previously unrecognized small aftershocks that happened after Utah's deadly Crandall Canyon mine collapse in 2007. The aftershocks suggest the collapse was as big — and perhaps bigger — than shown in another study by the university in 2008. Mapping out the locations of the aftershocks "helps us better delineate the extent of the collapse at Crandall canyon. It's gotten bigger," says Tex Kubacki, a...

Superstorm Sandy Made A Seismic Impact, Shaking Up North America
2013-04-19 07:32:22

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online There´s no doubt that last autumn´s superstorm Sandy left a trail of destruction as it churned up the eastern seaboard, making a bulls-eye run at New York City. But a new study from researchers at the University of Utah has found that the storm also shook things up a bit. When Sandy took a left turn for Long Island and NYC, powerful ocean waves began slamming into each other and battered the coastline, sending...


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Computational Mechanics (journal)
2012-06-04 15:29:14

Computational Mechanics is a scientific journal founded in 1986 and published monthly by Springer. The journal covers all aspects of computational mechanics and reports original research in the field. It focuses on areas that involve the rational application of mechanics, mathematics, and numerical methods in the practice of modern engineering. Areas covered include solid and structural mechanics, multi-body system dynamics, constitutive modeling, inelastic and finite deformation response,...

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