When something like a terrorist attack or a natural disaster occurs, emotions and information run at high speed -- how do fear, chaos and a thirst for accurate data play out on social media?
The powerful 7.5 magnitude earthquake was centered near Jurm in northeast Afghanistan, 250 kilometres (160 miles) from the capital Kabul.
Could a sudden volcano collapse create a wave over 50 stories high? Scientists think so. Continue reading →
Although The Sacred Camel Gardens were burned nearly to the ground in a California wildfire this week, animals there managed to survive the disaster. Continue reading →
Newly found evidence suggests that two meteors smacked into Earth at the same time, about 458 million years ago.
Wildfires have spread rapidly through Northern California, destroying hundreds of homes, forcing thousands of people to flee and injuring four firefighters.
It's ten years now since Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans. Trace looks ahead and wonders whether even harsher storms may cross our path.
The world's most famous explosion may well have been the most powerful volcanic eruption in history. Trace recounts the stunning force behind the blast the wiped out an entire city almost 2,000 years ago.
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