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Sciency Thoughts · 10h ago

Magnitude 5.3 Earthquake off the northeast coast of Mindanao Island, The Philippines.

The United States Geological Survey recorded a Magnitude 5.3 Earthquake at a depth of 62.8 km about 12 km off the coast of the resort of Burgos in Agusan del Sur Province on northern Mindan...
Sciency Thoughts · 18h ago

Guiaphaenops deuvei: A new species of cave-dwellin Ground Beetle from Guangxi Province.

Ground Beetles (Carabidae) are large, usually carnivorous Beetles, abundant across much of the globe. They are able to defend themselves by secreting noxious or caustic chemicals from glan...
Sciency Thoughts · 19h ago

Asteroid 2017 HG1 passes the Earth.

Asteroid 2017 HG1 passed by the Earth at a distance of  1 078 000 km (2.80 times the average distance between the Earth and the Moon, 0.72% of the average distance between the Earth and t...
Sciency Thoughts · 20h ago

Deinogalerix samni: A new species of Moonrat from the Late Miocene of Central Italy.

Moonrats, Galericinae, are Rodent-like carnivorous Mammals closely related to Hedgehogs. They are found in the forests of Southeast Asia, and are thought to be of East Asian origin, appeari...
Sciency Thoughts · 22h ago

Landslide kills two Bangladeshi migrant workers in Hulu Langat District, Peninsula Malaysia.

Two Bangladeshi migrant workers have died after a landslide struck a house where they were staying in Hula Langat in Selangor State, Peninsula Malaysia, on Saturday 22 April 2017. The men we...
Sciency Thoughts · 1d ago

Lecanicillium araneogenum: A new species of araneopathogenic Fungus from Guizhou Province, China.

Araneopathogenic Fungi, i.e. Fungi that infect Spiders, have been documented since at least the early nineteenth century. Since the opisthosoma (abdomen) of Spiders lacks the toughened exosk...
Sciency Thoughts · 1d ago

Asteroid 2017 HJ passes the Earth.

Asteroid 2017 HJ passed by the Earth at a distance of  135 700 km (0.35 times the average distance between the Earth and the Moon, 0.09% of the average distance between the Earth and the ...
Sciency Thoughts · 1d ago

Explosion kills three workers at Rajasthan granite mine.

Three workers have been killed and several more are being treated following an explosion at a granite mine near Dhavala in the Jalore District of Rajasthan on Monday 17 April 2017. The incid...
Sciency Thoughts · 3d ago

The Lyrid Meteors.

The Lyrid Meteors are typically visible between 16 and 25 April each year, and will be at peak visibility on the night of Saturday 22 April in 2017. This is only a few days before the New Mo...
Sciency Thoughts · 3d ago

Bunker collapse kills two at Indian coal mine.

Two workers have died at the Singareni Collieries mine in Bhadradri Kothagudem District, Telangana State, India, after a storage bunker collapsed onto them while they were loading a truck, a...