Fear of giant waves, floods, or landslides prompt the move, as Typhoon Melor slams into the archipelago nation.
It would be the end of the world, as we know it, and we would not feel fine. If we got hit with the business end of a gigantic coronal mass ejection, our power grid could be cooked and we'd literally go dark. Can we do anything about it?
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Chile plays host to some of the most advanced observatories on the planet, but being located in a region where the skies are astronomically pristine can come at a price.
Fires are burning out of control in parts of California and one person has died in the effort to contain the drought-fueled blazes.
The long-limbed CHIMP will go up against dozens of competitors in a simulated disaster-response course. Continue reading →
The landslide sent rocks and debris into the Kali Gandaki river, raising water levels 490 feet.
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