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The Strange Tectonic Coincidence of Mexico's September Earthquakes - The New Yorker


Geophysical data suggest that the subducting plate is not a smoothly inclined plane but instead a warped surface with two points of flexure. Like a glow stick that is activated by bending, the rock at these points is stretched, and may finally snap, in ...

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 20:56:42 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Westhaven Commences Ground Geophysics on Its Skoonka Creek Gold Property - Marketwired (press release)


VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Sept. 21, 2017) - Westhaven Ventures Inc. (TSX VENTURE:WHN) is pleased to announce that a ground geophysical survey has been initiated at its Skoonka Creek gold property, located within the ...and more »

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 14:05:08 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Soft soil makes Mexico City shake like it was built on jelly - ABC News


Instead of cushioning the city from earthquakes, it exaggerates their effects, said James Jackson, a professor of geophysics at the University of Cambridge in England. The vibrations, or seismic waves, from the hard rocks below are amplified by the ...

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 19:52:36 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Manson Completes Phase 1 Reconnaissance and Test Geophysics at DJ Jade Project - GlobeNewswire (press release)


As part of this first phase of work, test geophysical survey lines including ground magnetics, Electrical Resistivity Imaging (ERI) and Induced polarization (IP) were run over both known Lode zones. The purpose of the exercise was to determine if such ...

Mon, 11 Sep 2017 13:01:15 GMT | MORE DETAILS

MIT geophysicist thinks we may hit an extinction tipping point by 2100 - Yahoo News


Looking for some great news to fill you with hope for the future? A geophysics professor from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) claims he's just run the math … and we're on our way to what he refers to as a mass extinction event. As its ...

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 22:11:00 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Geophysics show potential kimberlite expansion on Margaret Lake Diamonds/Arctic Star Exploration's Lac de Gras JV - Resource Clips


Borrowing techniques that proved successful at Kennady North, Margaret Lake Diamonds TSXV:DIA and Arctic Star Exploration TSXV:ADD announced geophysical results that potentially expand their Diagras property's known kimberlites. The partners hold ...

Tue, 29 Aug 2017 22:10:04 GMT | MORE DETAILS

'Jackalope' vessel journeys 190 days at sea, makes landfall near Solomon Islands - Gillette News Record


The “Jackalope,” a small kit sailboat outfitted with a GPS, ended up making landfall Aug. 21 on Ontong-Java Atoll, one of the largest atolls in the world, says Michael Cheadle, a UW associate professor of geology and geophysics. Based on satellite ...

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 11:51:48 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Mathematics predicts a sixth mass extinction - MIT News


Now Daniel Rothman, professor of geophysics in the MIT Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences and co-director of MIT's Lorenz Center, has analyzed significant changes in the carbon cycle over the last 540 million years, including the ...

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 18:34:13 GMT | MORE DETAILS

Nearly 10000 leave homes around active Bali volcano - ABC News


The Department of Meteorology, Climate and Geophysics said there has been a "tremendous increase" in the mountain's seismic activity, indicating a greater probability of an eruption, though it couldn't give a timeframe. The National Disaster Mitigation ...

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 13:06:03 GMT | MORE DETAILS

5 Things You Didn't Know About the Autumnal Equinox - HowStuffWorks


September 22 usually marks the autumnal equinox, the first day of fall in the Northern Hemisphere. It's the day when the earth is perfectly angled sideways to the sun and so day and night are of equal length. Well, sort of. We'll set the record ...and more »

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 20:40:00 GMT | MORE DETAILS

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