Archive: 2/02/2007

Folded sediment unusual in Sumatran Tsunami area

Sediment folding may have added to the exceptionally large tsunami that struck Sumatra on Dec. 26, 2004, according to an international team of geologists. "Tsunami models consider the rebound of the plate during the earthquake, ...

dateFeb 02, 2007 in Earth Sciences
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Ocean Planets on the Brink of Detection

Imagine a world with no land at all, merely the impenetrable depths of a seething ocean. Models of planet formation predict the existence of such worlds, even though our own solar system has none. Indeed, their formation ...

dateFeb 02, 2007 in Astronomy feature
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