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Historical Records Suggest Lake Geneva Is At Risk For Future Deadly Tsunami
2012-10-30 08:55:32

Scientists have found evidence of a deadly tsunami that inundated coastal Switzerland in AD 563 after a rockfall near the River Rhone swept Lake Geneva.

Earthquake In British Columbia Leads To Tsunami Warnings
2012-10-28 07:07:05

A magnitude 7.7 earthquake struck the Canadian province of British Columbia late Saturday night, leading to short-lived tsunami warnings and mass evacuations as far away as Hawaii, according to various media reports.

Nuclear Plants At Risk For Tsunamis
2012-09-22 06:21:25

In March 2011, Japan was hit with a tsunami as a result of a magnitude 9.0 undersea earthquake. The tsunami waves reached heights of 133 feet and traveled about 10 kilometers inland.

Eltanin meteor
2012-09-20 04:27:37

Around 2.5 million years ago, a huge meteor collided with the Earth and fell into the southern Pacific Ocean. A new study suggests that not only could this have caused a massive tsunami, but it may also have plunged the world into the Ice Ages.

Wave Interactions May Explain Why Some Tsunamis Are So Powerful
2012-09-19 08:31:09

Ocean waves are a source of calming for meditation, and a source of enjoyment for thrill-seeking surfers. But these waves are also a source of wonder for researchers trying to explain the power of the tsunami.

Earthquake Strikes Costa Rica
2012-09-05 11:29:22

Costa Rica was rocked by a powerful, magnitude-7.6 earthquake this morning, but so far there have been no reports of major damage.

2012-09-02 23:02:36

"Plastic Ocean" author launches Pacific Rim tour to discuss latest science about plastic pollution in the ocean, including recent research on tsunami debris Long

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2012-08-30 17:17:09

Scientists are reviving a century old Tesla experiment by trying to recreate an earthquake through laboratory means.


Word of the Day
begunk
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.