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Aug 26, 2015 01:19 PM ET
It's ten years now since Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans. Trace looks ahead and wonders whether even harsher storms may cross our path.
Aug 25, 2015 12:55 PM ET
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.
Aug 25, 2015 04:45 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Shipwrecks are terrifying catastrophes, but the underwater wreckage they leave behind has odd beauty.
Aug 16, 2015 05:00 PM ET // Elizabeth Palermo, LiveScience
Smoke from two massive explosions that rocked the Chinese port city of Tianjin on Wednesday (Aug. 12) floated east over the Bohai Sea before heading south toward the Shangdong Peninsula, NASA satellite images reveal.
Jun 15, 2015 11:20 AM ET // AFP
Sinabung rumbled back to life in 2013, driving 10,000 people so far from their homes.
May 18, 2015 11:14 AM ET // Glenn McDonald
Inspired by origami, pocket-sized quadcopters could be self-deployed and snap to attention in disaster areas.
May 12, 2015 07:00 AM ET // AFP
A 7.3-magnitude quake has hit Nepal only two weeks after a powerful earthquake devastated the region.
Apr 26, 2015 07:50 AM ET // AFP
Terrified residents were jolted by a 6.7-magnitude aftershock that compounded one of the worst disasters to hit the impoverished Himalayan nation.
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