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Nov 30, 2015 02:37 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
The Italian Supreme Court acquitted six scientists convicted of failing to warn of a major earthquake. Continue reading →
Nov 25, 2015 10:25 AM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Global catastrophes over the last 20 years includes 6,457 recorded floods, storms, heatwaves, and the like. Continue reading →
Nov 17, 2015 04:17 PM ET // Charles Choi, LiveScience
Supervolcanoes, such as the one dormant under Yellowstone National Park, may erupt when cracks form in the roofs of the chambers holding their molten rock, according to a new study. Continue reading →
Nov 12, 2015 01:26 PM ET // Discovery News
The Midwest saw thunderstorms, severe winds and tornadoes in a rare derecho event this week. Continue reading →
Nov 10, 2015 12:45 PM ET // Danny Clemens, DSCOVRD
Much to the surprise of many, a host of alien spaceship-shaped clouds took center stage over Cape Town, South Africa earlier this week.
Nov 5, 2015 01:53 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Cyclone Chapala made landfall Tuesday and dumped an enormous amount of rainfall on Yemen's normally parched coastline. Continue reading →
Oct 27, 2015 12:45 PM ET // AFP
Rescuers picked their way through rugged terrain and pockets of Taliban insurgency in the search for survivors after a massive quake hit Pakistan and Afghanistan.
Oct 26, 2015 09:15 AM ET // AFP
The powerful 7.5 magnitude earthquake was centered near Jurm in northeast Afghanistan, 250 kilometres (160 miles) from the capital Kabul.
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