500-Year-Old Traces of Monster Hawaii Tsunami Discovered
Hawaii tsunami 1946 aftermath
October 21st, 2014
A powerful earthquake in Alaska sent towering waves up to 30 feet (9 meters) tall crashing down on Hawaii about 500 years ago, leaving behind fragments of coral, shells and coarse beach sand in a sinkhole located on the island of Kauai, research shows.
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25 Years After Loma Prieta, Earthquake Science Is Transformed
Loma Prieta earthquake
October 17th, 2014
Earthquake science has kept pace with San Francisco's tremendous transformation since the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake.
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Four Extreme Weather Changes and Why They're Happening Now
Glacier National Park
October 21st, 2014
Weather extremes, from intense rains in the western United States to flooding in the northeast, are directly tied to a warming climate.
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What It's Like to Spend a Month Under the Sea
aquarius
October 17th, 2014
Live Science caught up with Fabien Cousteau, who spent a month in an undersea lab this past summer.
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Another Dust Bowl? California Drought Resembles Worst in Millennium
Dust Bowl in Texas
October 15th, 2014
The catastrophic 1934 drought is one of the worst North America droughts on record, and was caused, in part, by an atmospheric condition that may have led to the current drought in California, a new study finds.
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Hot News: 2014 On Track to Become Warmest Year
Temperature difference chart, global warming
October 20th, 2014
The "odds are good" that 2014 will be the warmest year in the books, fueled by record ocean warmth.
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Earth's Magnetic Field Could Flip in Our Lifetime
Earth's magnetic poles could flip sooner than originally expected.
October 17th, 2014
Earth's magnetic field could flip within the next 100 years, a new study suggests.
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Terrifying Tornado Clusters on the Rise
Tornado
October 16th, 2014
Tornadoes are touching down in clusters more often than 50 years ago.
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