Series of earthquakes rattle Southern California
(AP)—Dozens of small to moderate earthquakes struck southeastern California on Sunday, knocking trailer homes off their foundations, shattering windows and rattling nerves in a small farming town east of San Diego.
Tropical Depression Khanun blankets South Korea
Tropical Depression Khanun came ashore with some heavy rainfall in the morning hours (local time) on Thursday, July 19. NASA's Terra satellite captured an image of Khanun's clouds on July 19, covering all ...
Sustainability experts give tips on how to beat the heat and save energy
Heat waves and power outages have been plaguing the nation in recent weeks and temperatures are expected to rise higher than usual in San Diego County within a few days.
Images: Power Outages Darken Baltimore-Washington Region
These before and after images from NASAs Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership satellite show the power outages in the clear skies over Washington, DC and Baltimore that occurred as a result of a ...
Houston unveils Storm Risk Calculator for 2012 hurricane season
The next time a hurricane approaches Houston, residents trying to decide whether to evacuate or shelter in place will be able to get real-time updates about the risks from storm surge, rainfall flooding, wind damage and power ...
A strong backhand slap from end of solar storm (Update)
The solar storm that seemed to be more fizzle than fury got much stronger early Friday before fading again.
Anonymous says power grid not a target
Hacker group Anonymous strongly rejected suggestions on Tuesday that followers could cause a power outage by staging a cyberattack on an electricity grid.
Cloud computing's ubiquity brings down prices
If you've ever had your laptop stolen, watched your toddler baptize your PC with Pepsi, or had your MacBook come to a cold, dead stop, you know that the digital memories we store on our home computers are anything but indelible.
Northeast power outages hit many businesses hard
(AP) -- Businesses big and small have taken a beating from the power outages caused by the record-setting October snowstorm and the losses are only beginning to be tallied, owners and experts said Monday ...
'Third World' power outages plague US homes, firms
The United States is the biggest economy in the world, but all it takes to put the lights out here is some snow, or wind, or rain, or squirrels, even a prison break-out.
'Thinking machines' will run future power grids
(PhysOrg.com) -- Plans to develop the "smart" grid - a system that uses intelligent computer networks to manage electric power - cannot succeed without the creation of new "thinking machines" that can learn ...
Alstom says China needs to 'master' rail technology
Alstom, the French engineering group falsely blamed for a metro accident in Shanghai, said Friday that China needed to "absorb and master" the new railway technology it has acquired in recent years.
A look at Irene's wake -- and what's ahead
(AP) -- The latest on what's happening with Hurricane Irene - in its wake and in its path as it moves north along the Eastern Seaboard:
NTT DoCoMo plans green-energy cellphone masts
Japan's largest mobile phone operator, NTT DoCoMo, plans to start powering its cellphone tower network with renewable energy such as solar, wind or biomass, the company said Friday.