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Elon Musk: Engines from core Falcon Heavy booster 'seem ok'

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SpaceX has possession of the Falcon Heavy core booster that landed in the Atlantic Ocean, founder Elon Musk indicated in a tweet.

Data mining digs up hidden clues to major California earthquake triggers

1 week ago from Science Daily

A powerful computational study of southern California seismic records has revealed detailed information about a plethora of previously undetected small earthquakes, giving a more precise picture about stress in the...

South Korea politicians identify ship for sanctions violations

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South Korea's conservative opposition said Thursday a total of six ships that accessed South Korean ports have been smuggling North Korean coal.

Michael Jordan admits Tiger Woods' comeback was better than his

1 week ago from UPI

Michael Jordan says he isn't the GOAT ... of comebacks. That status belongs to Tiger Woods, according to "His Airness."

Scientists identify almost two million previously 'hidden' earthquakes

1 week ago from Physorg

Pouring through 10 years' worth of Southern California seismic data with the scientific equivalent of a fine-tooth comb, Caltech seismologists have identified nearly two million previously unidentified tiny earthquakes that...

Tiny Earthquakes Shake Southern California Every 3 Minutes

1 week ago from Live Science

Scientists discover 1.8 million previously undetected earthquakes in the Golden State.

Discovering microearthquakes

1 week ago from LA Times - Science

An animation of an earthquake swarm around the town of Cahuilla, Calif., in 2016 and 2017 shows how seismic activity gradually moved westward and became shallower, probably triggered by the...

California shaken by 10 times more earthquakes than previously known

1 week ago from LA Times - Science

California has experienced 10 times more earthquakes than previously known, according to groundbreaking new research that has helped scientists better understand the region’s seismology. Scientists documented 1.8 million earthquakes in...

More than a million tiny earthquakes revealed in Southern California

1 week ago from Sciencenews.org

By putting millions of tiny quakes on record, scientists hope to learn more about what triggers the big ones.

Diver Josh Bratchley, who helped save Thai soccer team, rescued from Tennessee cave

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A British diver who helped rescue the Thai youth soccer team last year from a flooded cave was himself rescued Wednesday after he became trapped in a Tennessee cave.

Giant tortoises migrate unpredictably in the face of climate change

1 week ago from Physorg

Galapagos giant tortoises, sometimes called Gardeners of the Galapagos, are creatures of habit. In the cool dry season, the highlands of the volcano slopes are engulfed in cloud which allows...

Paying It Forward: 5 Questions with Africa Flores

1 week ago from Science @ NASA

A natural curiosity about our home planet is often the greatest driver of scientists who use Earth observations to better understand the Earth’s land, water, and ecosystems—this is one of their stories. An...

Watch: Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham team up in 'Hobbs & Shaw' trailer

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Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham join forces to save the world in the newest trailer for upcoming "Fast & Furious" spinoff, "Hobbs & Shaw."

Folding faults and seismic risk in the Kunlun range, Northwest Tibet

1 week ago from Physorg

The tectonic deformation and growth pattern of the western Kunlun, which is the northwestern margin of the Tibetan Plateau, are not currently well understood. The surface rupture caused by an...

Newly proposed system of measurement could help determine community sustainability

1 week ago from Physorg

A newly proposed system of measurement known as the community sustainability assessment system, or CSAS, could be used to define what it means to be a sustainable community as well...

Ocean currents bring good news for reef fish

1 week ago from Physorg

Researchers have discovered some good news for fish populations living on coral reefs hit by climate change.

Watch: Fishing boat captain lands 757-pound swordfish

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A Florida fishing boat captain shared video of his latest catch: a 757-pound swordfish that could be a new state record.

Look: Guinness confirms largest drawing by a single person

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A teen artist in Cyprus set a Guinness World Record when he created a drawing measuring a total 3,486 square feet, 61 square inches.

Hungary will lead NATO's Baltic Air Policing next month

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Hungary will lead NATO's Baltic Air Policing mission beginning next month at Šiauliai Air Base in Lithuania with assistance by the Britain and Spain.

From Ralph Lauren, a Polo shirt made entirely of recycled plastic

Polo Ralph Lauren on Thursday launched a version of its iconic polo shirt made entirely of recycled plastic bottles and dyed through a process that uses zero water.

Groundbreaking Indian Ocean science mission reaches an end

1 week ago from Physorg

The British-led Nekton scientific mission on Thursday completed a seven-week expedition in the Indian Ocean aimed at documenting changes beneath the waves that could affect billions of people in the...

Watch: Kyrie Irving erupts for 37 points, Celtics edge Pistons in playoffs

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Boston Celtics star Kyrie Irving scored a game-high 37 points in a win against the Indiana Pacers in the first round of the Easter Conference playoffs.

New satellite data sets reveal flood risk for vulnerable populations

1 week ago from Physorg

Scientists from the University of Bristol have modelled the likelihood of flooding in some of the world's most hazardous zones to an unparalleled degree of accuracy.

India could meet air quality standards by cutting household fuel use

1 week ago from Science Blog

India could make a major dent in air pollution by curbing emissions from dirty household fuels such as wood, dung, coal and kerosene, shows a new analysis led by researchers...

Climate change is hitting hard across New Zealand, official report finds

1 week ago from Physorg

The major focus on climate change in Environment Aotearoa 2019, a stocktake on New Zealand's environment released today, is a welcome change.

Going to the beach this Easter? Here are four ways we're not being properly protected from jellyfish

1 week ago from Physorg

The Easter long weekend marks the last opportunity this year for many Australians to go to the beach as the weather cools down. And for some, particularly in Queensland, it...

Ocean circulation likely to blame for severity of 2018 red tide around Florida

1 week ago from Science Daily

2018 was the worst year for red tide in more than a decade. A new study reveals what made it so severe.

France holds daylong tribute to firefighters who battled Notre Dame fire

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France on Thursday began a daylong tribute to honor hundreds of firefighters who fought for hours to extinguish the fire at the historic Notre Dame Cathedral this week.