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Sciency Thoughts · 14h ago

Magnitude 5.0 Earthquake in Izmir Province, Turkey.

The United States Geological Survey recorded a Magnitude 5.0 Earthquake at a depth of 10 km, about 7 km to the west of the  town of Gölmarmara in Izmir Province, southwest Turkey, slightl...
Sciency Thoughts · 1d ago

Garbage truck falls into sinkhole in Augusta, Georgia.

A garbage truck became trapped in a sinkhole in Augusta, Georgia, after a section of road collapsed beneath it at about 8.00 am local time on Thursday 25 May 2017. Nobody was hurt in the inc...
Sciency Thoughts · 1d ago

Asteroid 2017 KY4 passes the Earth.

Asteroid 2017 KY4 passed by the Earth at a distance of  948 300 km (2.47 times the average distance between the Earth and the Moon, 0.63% of the average distance between the Earth and the...
Sciency Thoughts · 1d ago

Sinkhole swallows car in Denver, Colorado.

A taxi was swallowed by a sinkhole in Denver, Colorado, in the early hours of Friday 26 May 2017, after the driver mistook the hole for a puddle caused by overnight rain, and drove into it. ...
Sciency Thoughts · 1d ago

Flooding and mudslides kill at least 91 in Sri Lanka.

At least 91 people have died and over 110 are missing after heavy rain triggered flooding and mudslides across central, western and southern parts of the country on Thursday 25 and Friday 26...
Sciency Thoughts · 1d ago

Closest Lunar Perigee of 2017.

At 1.24 am GMT on Friday 26 May 2017 the Moon will be at its closest point to the Earth in 2017, at a distance of 357 209 km. his will fall five hours and forty minutes after the New Moon, ...
Sciency Thoughts · 2W ago

Magnitude 5.4 Earthquake in western Xinjiang Province, China, kills at least eight.

The United States Geological Survey recorded a Magnitude 5.4 Earthquake at a depth of 10.0 km in the Pamir Mountains of western Xinjiang Province, China, close to the borders with Tajikist...
Sciency Thoughts · 2W ago

Zuul crurivastator: A new and exceptionally well preserved Ankylosaur from the Late Cretaceous Judith River Formation of northern Montana.

The Ankylosaurids were large armoured Dinosaurs from the Cretaceous of Europe, Asia and North America. Their bodies were encased in heavy armour forming an effective shell and they had lar...
Sciency Thoughts · 2W ago

Asteroid 2017 JV1 passes the Earth.

Asteroid 2017 JV1 passed by the Earth at a distance of  899 400 km (2.33 times the average distance between the Earth and the Moon, 0.60% of the average distance between the Earth and the...
Sciency Thoughts · 2W ago

Neopalpa donaldtrumpi: A new species of Twirler Moth from California and Baja California.

The Gnorimoschemini are a group of Twirler Moths, Gelechiidae, are found across much of North America. They are small Moths, with narrow, fringed wings, the larvae of which feed internally o...