Month: June 2018

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There are currently many volcanoes erupting around the world. Here the latest updates. Eruption of Fernandina Island’s volcano in the Galapagos archipelago on June 16, 2018 On June 16, nine earthquakes hit off Fernandina Island in the Galapagos archipelago, starting at 8:37 am. The largest quake of this seismic swarm, a M4.1, occurred at 9:22
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Three out of four pediatricians disapprove of spanking, research finds. The survey of pediatricians around the US finds that most think spanking seldom or never results in positive outcomes for kids.   Catherine Taylor, an associate professor of Global Community Health and Behavioral Sciences at Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, surveyed
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The universe that Stephen Hawking spent a lifetime studying now knows his voice. Following Hawking’s death in March, the renowned British physicist, who had battled a debilitating degenerative motor neuron disease for decades, was remembered at a memorial service Friday at Westminster Abbey.    His ashes were buried between Charles Darwin and Isaac Newton and later covered with a gravestone — etched with an equation he used
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According to legend, Tintagel Castle in north Cornwall is considered to be the birthplace of the folklore monarch, in the late fifth century.  But there has been little to no proof that the famous king was born in the south-west county.  Experts previously believed that the King and Queen Guinevere were buried in the grounds of the Abbey at Glastonbury in Somerset.
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The new 5G network promises to revolutionize mobile telecommunications. But it could also push telecommunications companies onto the frequencies used by the Bureau of Meteorology’s weather radars, indirectly putting the accuracy of weather information at risk. The issue stems from a federal government proposal to auction off part of the 3.6 gigahertz frequency band for use
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Canada’s easternmost province of Newfoundland and Labrador is experiencing ‘anomalously’ high June snow this year and frozen lakes, making both locals and meteorologists nickname the month Junuary. Because it looks more like January than June.   Newfoundland and Labrador entered June 2018 with winter-like weather. Much of the region saw plenty of snow, with below freezing temperatures
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A severe thunderstorm moved across Pennsylvania’s Luzerne County between 21:30 and 22:30 local time Wednesday, June 13, 2018, producing two damaging tornadoes. At least 6 people were injured and numerous homes and cars damaged. The first tornado touched down in Wilkes-Barre Township around 22:00 near Mundy Street and Highland Park Boulevard by the Wyoming Valley Mall