NASA has confirmed, that the meteor that yesterday broke through the atmosphere in Russia, creating a shock wave that shattered windows, injuring upwards of 1,000 people, is not related to the asteroid 2012 DA14 that passed Earth at the same day. Have a look at the video…
Antarctic lake-drilling team discovers Life under ice. After weeks of intense field work, scientists confirm microbes beneath Antarctic glaciers, in Lake Whillans trapped under the frozen continent’s ice sheet.
Two major lightnings strike St Peter’s Basilica, just after Pope Benedict XVI announced that he will resign. Image © Filippo Monteforte
A seismologist by analyzing seismic waves that bombarded Earth’s core, believes he got a look at the earliest roots of Earth’s most cataclysmic kind of volcanic eruption. But don’t worry! He says it won’t happen for perhaps 200 million years. Image © Michael S. Thorne, University of Utah
A massive 8.0 Magnitude Earthquake strikes off Solomon Islands in South Pacific, generating a tsunami of up to 1.5 meters that damaged homes in the South Pacific island chain.