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Sciency Thoughts · 19h ago

Investigating the nature of Extreme Trans-Neptunian Objects (474640) 2004 VN112 and 2013 RF98.

Extreme Trans-Neptunian Objects are Outer Solar System bodies with orbits that never bring them closer to the Sun than 30 AU (i.e. 30 times as far from the Sun as the Earth), and an average ...
Sciency Thoughts · 2d ago

Magnitude 4.8 Earthquake in Mendoza Province, Argentina.

The United States Geological Survey recorded a Magnitude 4.8 Earthquake at a depth of 22.4 km in Mendoza Province, Argentina, at about 6.30 am local time (about 9.30 am GMT) on Saturday ...
Sciency Thoughts · 2d ago

Asteroid (265482) 2005 EE passes the Earth.

Asteroid (265482) 2005 EE passed by the Earth at a distance of about 10 240 000 km (26.6 times the average distance between the Earth and the Moon, or 6.84% of the distance between the Ear...
Sciency Thoughts · 2d ago

Motorcycle crash causes major sinkhole in Wichita, Kansas.

Local authorities are warning drivers to expect several days of disruption after a motorcycle struck a fire hydrant, leading to a water leak that washed away sediments beneath a major interc...
Sciency Thoughts · 2d ago

Landslide kills at least two in Hunan Province, China.

Two people are known to have died and missing after a landslide struck a hotel in Hubei Province, China on Friday 20 January 2016. About 3000 m² of rock, soil and other material slumped onto...
Sciency Thoughts · 3d ago

Understanding the ecological niche of the Neanderthals.

The Neanderthals were an early Human group living in Europe during the Late Pleistocene, from about 250 000 to about 40 000 years ago. They are considered by some palaeoanthropologists to ha...
Sciency Thoughts · 3d ago

Magnitude 5.7 Earthquake triggers deadly avalanche in Rieti Province, Italy.

The United States Geological Survey recorded a Magnitude 5.7 Earthquake at a depth of 10 km, roughly 5 km to the southwest of the town of Amatrice in Rieti Provice in Lazzio, Central Ital...
Sciency Thoughts · 4d ago

Archaeomalthodes rosetta: A new species of Malthenine Soldier Beetle from Late Cretaceous Burmese Amber.

Soldier Beetles, Cantharidae, are a large and diverse group of brightly coloured, soft-bodied, Beetles found on every continent except Antarctica. They are most commonly found in forested en...
Sciency Thoughts · 4d ago

Eruption on Volcán de Colima.

Volcán de Colima, a stratovolcano (cone shaped volcano made up of layers of ash and lava) in southern Mexico which gives its name to both the state of Colima and the Colima Volcanic Compl...
Sciency Thoughts · 4d ago

Asteroid (438955) 2010 LN14 passes the Earth.

Asteroid (438955) 2010 LN14 passed by the Earth at a distance of about 9 025 000 km (23.5 times the average distance between the Earth and the Moon, or 6.03% of the distance between the Ear...