Looking for the Lost City of Atlantis

Could the fabled lost city of Atlantis have been located? Using satellite photography, ground-penetrating radar and underwater technology, a team of experts (led by University of Hartford professor and archaeologist Richard ...

Texas Tech creates near-real-time map of Japan quake aftershocks

(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers at Texas Tech University’s Center for Geospatial Technologies have created a near-real-time map of the aftershocks occurring globally following the 8.9 magnitude earthquake that rocked Japan ...

California 'closely monitoring' Japan nuclear leak

California is closely monitoring efforts to contain leaks from a quake-damaged Japanese nuclear plant, a spokesman said Saturday, as experts said radiation could be blown out across the Pacific.

People turn ever more to web in times of crisis

The earthquake off the coast of Japan and the resulting tsunami has proven, yet again, how the Internet offers an information lifeline to the world in a time of crisis.

Quake moved Japan by 8 feet: USGS

Japan's recent massive earthquake, one of the largest ever recorded, appears to have moved the island by about eight feet (2.4 meters), the US Geological Survey said.

Website critical of Myanmar regime hacked

(AP) -- A Thailand-based news website critical of Myanmar's military government says it has been hacked by unknown attackers who posted fake articles on it.

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