Month: June 2018

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GoPro Hero 6 time-lapse of an LP supercell lightning machine spinning over southwest Oklahoma at sunset to the east of Frederick, Oklahoma, on Saturday June 23, 2018. This supercell developed within a washed-out outflow boundary zone that had destabilized throughout the afternoon. Another supercell just south of the Red River came close to producing a
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Multiple rainfall records were broken in Rockford, Illinois after heavy rain drenched the Rock River Valley this week, causing significant flash flooding and forcing officials to impose boating restrictions on the Rock River. Heavy rainfall was recorded across the state this month, leading to widespread river flooding. According to data provided by the National Weather
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A new study published recently in Science offers an explanation for a mysterious and sometimes deadly weather pattern in which the jet stream stalls out over a region. The discovery is expected to help predict long-term patterns, including which areas may see more drought or floods. Much like highways, the global air current that circles the Earth – jet
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An international team of scientists has discovered a new hydrothermal field near the Gigante Seamount in the Azores, while surveying the largely untouched seas of the Azores, an archipelago in the mid-Atlantic which harbours some of the most important deep-sea ecosystems in the Atlantic Ocean. The newly discovered site, located on Gigante Seamount at 570
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The Fermi Paradox remains a stumbling block when it comes to the search for extra-terrestrial intelligence (SETI). Named in honor of the famed physicist Enrico Fermi who first proposed it, this paradox addresses the apparent disparity between the expected probability that intelligent life is plentiful in the Universe, and the apparent lack of evidence of extra-terrestrial intelligence
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Six people have been killed Friday, June 22, 2018, after heavy monsoon rains caused floods and landslides in Phakant Township of Kachin State, Myanmar. According to government sources, the landslides occurred near Pantin Bridge, Maw-wan Ward, beside No. 1 Main road. The landslides hit the staff quarters of the Township Development Affairs Committee on the circular road beside