Tag archive for ‘Geology’
Jewish Business News On Sunday, June 5th, 2016

Underwater ‘lost city’ found to be geological formation

The ancient underwater remains of a long lost Greek city were in fact created by a naturally occurring phenomenon – according to joint research from the University of East Anglia (UK) and the University More...

Jewish Business News On Thursday, May 19th, 2016

New study finds major earthquake threat from the Riasi fault in the Himalayas

  New geologic mapping in the Himalayan mountains of Kashmir between Pakistan and India suggests that the region is ripe for a major earthquake that could endanger the lives of as many as a million people. Scientists More...

Jewish Business News On Tuesday, September 15th, 2015

World’s longest continental volcanic chain discovered in Australia

  Scientists have discovered the world’s longest known chain of continental volcanoes, running 2, 000 kilometres across Australia, from the Whitsundays in North Queensland to near Melbourne in More...

Jewish Business News On Wednesday, July 15th, 2015

Curiosity rover finds evidence of Mars’ primitive continental crust

The ChemCam laser instrument on NASA’s Curiosity rover has turned its beam onto some unusually light-colored rocks on Mars, and the results are surprisingly similar to Earth’s granitic continental More...

Jewish Business News On Tuesday, May 12th, 2015

[WATCH] Powerful new earthquake hits devastated Nepal

Two weeks after a devastating quake killed more than 8, 000 people in the Himalayan nation, a magnitude 7.4 earthquake has struck Nepal again,  the USGS has reported. Capital city, Kathmandu, reacts More...

Jewish Business News On Saturday, April 25th, 2015

Scientists see deeper Yellowstone magma

    University of Utah seismologists discovered and made images of a reservoir of hot, partly molten rock 12 to 28 miles beneath the Yellowstone supervolcano, and it is 4.4 times larger than the More...

Jewish Business News On Thursday, April 23rd, 2015

Beautifully Captures Eruption Of Chile’s Calbuco Volcano [VIDEO]

Chile’s Calbuco volcano erupted for the first time in 42 years. More then 1, 500 people were evacuated from Ensenada and other neighboring places as plumes of ash blanketed the area. This amazing video More...

Geologists May Have Just Discovered A New Layer Of Earth’s Mantle

  University of Utah study suggests the existence of an unknown layer inside Earth: part of the lower mantle where the rock gets three times stiffer. The discovery may explain a mystery: why slabs of Earth’s More...

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