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Sciency Thoughts · 3d ago

Annular Eclipse to be visible from Africa, Antarctica and South America.

An annular eclipse of the Sun (eclipse in which the Moon passes in front of the Sun, but does not completely block it, leaving visible ring of light) will be visible from parts of Angola, Ar...
Sciency Thoughts · 4d ago

Thousands of homes flooded in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Thousands of homes have been flooded in Jakarta, Indonesia, after 144 mm of rain fell in the city in 24 hours from 6.00 am on Monday 20 February 2017 till 6.00 am on Tuesday 21 February. Wat...
Sciency Thoughts · 5d ago

Eruption on Mount Krakatau.

The Middle InfraRed Observation of Volcanic Activity (MIROVA) monitoring system, which uses data from the Moderate-Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) system on the Terra (EOS AM) a...
Sciency Thoughts · 5d ago

Two Earthquakes in North Lincolnshire.

The British Geological Survey recorded a Magnitude 1.5 Earthquake at a depth of 16 km, about 10 km to the southeast of the town of Grimsby in north Lincolnshire, slightly after 5.30 am ...
Sciency Thoughts · 6d ago

Sinkhole swallows two cars in Studio City, Los Angeles.

A sinkhole that opened up in the Studio City distrct of Los Angelese, California, swallowed two cars on Friday 17 February 2017. The hole, which is described as being about six meters across...
Sciency Thoughts · 6d ago

Asteroid 2017 CP32 passes the Earth.

Asteroid 2017 CP32 passed by the Earth at a distance of about 918 800 km (2.39 times the average distance between the Earth and the Moon, or 0.61% of the distance between the Earth and the ...
Sciency Thoughts · 6d ago

Isaberrysaura mollensis: A Neornithischian Dinosaur from the Middle Jurassic of Patagonia, with preserved gut contents.

Neornithischian Dinosaurs (the group which includes Ceratopsids, Iguanadontids, Hadrosaurs etc.) were the dominant large terrestrial herbivores in many ecosystems in the Late Jurassic and Cr...
Sciency Thoughts · 6d ago

Reducing levels of pathogenic Bacteria in coastal waters with Seagrass meadows.

The presence of plants in urban areas has been shown on numerous occasions to improve human health, and a variety of ecological systems have proven to be a useful part of sewage treatment sy...
Sciency Thoughts · 6d ago

Ongoing eruptions on Barren Island.

A group of scientists from India's National Institute of Oceanography has reported observing eruptions on Barren Island Volcano in the Andaman Islands. The scientists visited the island on 2...
Sciency Thoughts · 1W ago

Damage to Lake Oroville Dam leads to over 180 000 evacuations in Butte County, California.

Over 180 000 people have been evacuated from their homes after damage to the Lake Oroville Dam (America's highest dam) after damage was discovered to the main spillway of the  dam on Tuesday...