Archive: 23/09/2004

Strong Quake Could Trigger A Tsunami in Southern California

With a strong enough jolt — a 7.6 -magnitude earthquake - the seafloor under Catalina Island could be violently thrust upward, causing a tsunami along the Southern California coast, according to researchers at the University ...

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Hubbles most sensitive images show distant galaxies

The recently released Hubble Space Telescope Ultra Deep Field (HUDF) - the most sensitive image of the distant universe ever obtained - has provided UK astronomers with a window on star formation when the universe was young, ...

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Genesis Mission Status Report

The Genesis team has shipped its first scientific sample from the mission's specially constructed cleanroom at the U.S. Army Proving Ground in Dugway, Utah. The sample, containing what are known as "lid foils," was attached ...

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New Insights into Hydrated Electrons

Sometimes, it pays to think small. By observing how a single electron behaves amid a cluster of water molecules, a team of scientists has gained a better understanding of a fundamental process that drives a myriad of biological ...

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New structure found deep within West Antarctic Ice Sheet

Ice sheet more susceptible to change than previously thought Scientists have found a remarkable new structure deep within the West Antarctic Ice Sheet which suggests that the whole ice sheet is more susceptible to future ...

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Wireless system to monitor volcanoes

Seismologists, Ecuadorian officials, area residents could benefit from improved data A rumbling South American volcano has gone wireless: Computer scientists at Harvard University have teamed up with seismologists at the ...

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