Watch video here LiveScience, Yahoo News, August 2011 Shimmering hot water spews from a newly formed “snowblower” vent on the Axial Volcano. A 2011 eruption at the undersea peak, which lies off the Oregon coast, offered scientists new insight into the habits of the restive underwater mountain. Watch the video and read the accompanying story below. Surprise Underwater Volcanic Eruption Discovered An undersea volcano has erupted off the coast of Oregon, spewing forth a layer of lava more than 12 […]
Fermilab Today, August 2010 Dark energy makes up a huge percentage of our universe – but nobody quite knows what it IS. A giant camera built to sit atop a lonely telescope in Chile is designed to start providing some answers.
Marketplace, June 2008 Unprecedented high gold prices have put a damper on sales for those who deal in the shiny stuff; soaring costs have sent traditional buyers running for the hills. Yet one New York business man has uncovered an entirely new batch of customers hungry for his wares.
Watch video here ScientificAmerican, LiveScience, May 2012 What do those numbers mean? A handy animation illustrates the enormous difference in power from one level to the next on the earthquake magnitude scale. Read on for a story on the largest earthquake ever recorded – and an explanation of the tectonic forces that are behind the most colossal of these cataclysms on our planet. Earthquake Magnitude: Just How Big Was the Biggest Earthquake? This week marks the anniversary of the largest […]
Marketplace Morning Report, July 2008 Pain at the pump is creating a boon for scooter dealers, who are seeing a big uptick in sales. The dainty vehicles use only a tiny fraction of the gas guzzled by larger cars and SUVs, and many drivers are rushing to get a piece of the action.
Watch video here LiveScience.com, OurAmazingPlanet.com, October 2011 After a massive February 2010 earthquake and tsunami devastated parts of Chile, researchers used LiDAR, laser scanning technology, to assess the aftermath. Watch the video, and read the accompanying story below. Anatomy of a Disaster: Mapping Catastrophe in 3D In the chaotic aftermath of a natural disaster, recording the devastation in minute detail might seem like a macabre pursuit. But researchers are increasingly doing just that with laser technology that, they say, can […]