Posts Tagged 'earthquake'

Making Earthquakes Since 1903 [video]

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23 Of The Most Powerful Photos Of Last Week

BuzzFeed’s collection of photos from last week.

Before And After Photos Of The Earthquake In Italy

Rescuers carry a stretcher following an earthquake in Amatrice, central Italy, Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016. A strong earthquake in central Italy reduced three towns to rubble as people slept early Wednesday, with reports that as many as 50 people were killed and hundreds injured as rescue crews raced to dig out survivors. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino) NYTCREDIT: Alessandra Tarantino/Associated Press

Towns in a mountainous stretch of central Italy were severely damaged by an earthquake that killed hundreds of people and trapped scores under debris.

The New York Times published this photo essay.

 

Truck Used To Simulate Earthquakes

shaker-sAccording to Gizmodo –

The shaking of minor earthquakes can feel like a garbage truck driving by. T-Rex is no plain old garbage truck though. The 64,000-pound “mobile hydraulic shaker” is designed specifically to make the ground rattle and jolt—all so scientists can study how the ground reacts to earthquakes.

Continue reading HERE.

 

 

Reuters Best Photos Of 2013 [NSFW]

Reuters collected the most powerful images from 2013. Some have adult content.

View all 93 photos HERE

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New Island Created Near Pakistan By Earthquake

BBC reports –

Barely half an hour after they were jolted by a major earthquake on Tuesday, people of the Pakistani coastal town of Gwadar had another shock when they saw a new island emerge in the sea, just over a kilometre from the shore.

Watch video, view pics and continue reading HERE

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Wild Monkeys To Help Detect Radiation From Crippled Fukushima Nuclear Plant

MSNBC reports –

Wild monkeys fitted with collars containing detectors and GPS transmitters will help researchers at Fukushima University measure radiation in the forests surrounding a nuclear power plant crippled last March by a powerful earthquake and tsunami. The monkeys will wear the collars for a month and they will be remotely detached, says a team of scientists led by Professor Takayuki Takahashi.

Continue reading HERE

 


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