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Scientists find significant increase in microearthquakes after Chilean quake


February 26th, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 26 (ANI): Scientists at the Georgia Institute of Technology studied seismographs from the earthquake that hit Chile last February and found a statistically significant increase of microearthquakes in central California ... Read more...

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New improved model detects seismic activity more accurately


December 17th, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 17 (ANI): Geologists have taken an important step toward helping the United States government monitor nuclear explosions by improving a 3-dimensional model originally developed at Harvard University.The improvements make ... Read more...

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Scientists listen to rocks to better understand damage caused by quakes


August 18th, 2009 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 18 (ANI): Scientists are using a technique called "ambient noise correlation," to observe significant changes in the behavior of parts of Earth's crust that were disturbed by three major earthquakes.University ... Read more...

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‘Invisibility cloak’ to protect buildings from earthquakes


July 21st, 2009 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 21 (ANI): A new research by scientists at the University of Liverpool has shown it is possible to develop an 'invisibility cloak' to protect buildings from earthquakes.Sebastien Guenneau, from the ... Read more...

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‘Earthquake cloaks’ may one day make buildings invisible to devastating tremors


June 27th, 2009 - 11:25 am ICT by ANI
London, June 27 (ANI): Let alone hiding persons or objects from prying eyes, future invisibility cloaks may even conceal buildings from the devastating effects of earthquakes, if physicists in France and the ... Read more...

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Large earthquakes can trigger smaller tremors even on opposite side of Earth


May 26th, 2008 - 1:44 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 26 (ANI): A new study has shown that large earthquakes routinely trigger smaller jolts worldwide, including on the opposite side of the planet and in areas not prone to ... Read more...

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Evidence found for the breaking of 300 feet tall internal waves in oceans


January 23rd, 2008 - 2:13 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 23 (ANI): Researchers have found the first evidence of giant internal waves partially breaking inside the oceans, using a 900-mile-long string of scientific instruments across a stretch of the open ... Read more...

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Hot spot of mysterious ocean hum pinpointed in North Atlantic


January 9th, 2008 - 3:30 pm ICT by admin
London, Jan 9 (ANI): Researchers have discovered an area in the North Atlantic Ocean where colliding waves can produce seismic vibrations, creating a hum that can be detected for thousands of kilometers.According ... Read more...

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