World Earthquake Report for Saturday, 27 November 2021

Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 27 Nov 2021Summary: 5 quakes 5.0+, 32 quakes 4.0+, 118 quakes 3.0+, 299 quakes 2.0+ (454 total)This report is being updated every hour.Magnitude 5+: 5 earthquakesMagnitude 4+: 32 earthquakesMagnitude 3+: 118 earthquakesMagnitude 2+: 299 earthquakesNo quakes of magnitude 6 or higher10 largest earthquakes in the world (past 24 hours):#1: 5.7 quake North Pacific Ocean, Japan, Nov 26, 2021 4:14 pm (GMT +9)#2: 5.4 quake Solomon Sea, 84 km west of Arawa, Bougainville, Papua New Guinea, Nov 27, 2021 2:45 pm (GMT +11)#3: 5.3 quake South Pacific Ocean, 211 km southwest of Apia, Tuamasaga, Samoa, Nov 27, 2021 7:35 am (GMT +13)#4: 5.2 quake South Pacific Ocean, 225 km southwest…

Sangay Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: CONT VA EMS  to 20000 ft (6100 m)

Satellite image of Sangay volcano on 27 Nov 2021

Volcano earthquake report for Saturday, 27 Nov 2021

World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 50 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius during the past 24 hours on 27 Nov 2021 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.Quakes detected near: Akyarlar (2 quakes between mag 2.0-2.0), Bardarbunga (1 quake mag 1.0), Baru (1 quake mag 2.9), Biliran (1 quake mag 2.0), Clear Lake (18 quakes between mag 0.4-2.3), Coso (4 quakes between mag 0.3-1.7)Eldey (1 quake mag 1.0), Hakone (1 quake mag 3.3), Ilopango (2 quakes between mag 2.5-2.8), Katla (2 quakes between mag 1.1-1.8), Kilauea (1 quake mag 2.1), Kurikoma (1 quake mag 3.0), La Palma (61 quakes between mag 2.1-3.5), Long Valley (1 quake mag 1.4), Maunaloa (1 quake mag 1.9), Mayotte Island (1 quake…

Magnitude 4.2 earthquake strikes near Erciş, Van, Turkey

4.2 quake 24 km east of Erciş, Van, Turkey, Nov 27, 2021 6:59 am (GMT +3)Just 19 minutes ago, a 4.2-magnitude earthquake struck near Erciş, Van, Turkey. The tremor was recorded early morning on Saturday, November 27th, 2021, at 6:59 am local time, at a very shallow depth of 3 km below the surface.The event was filed by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), the first seismological agency to report it.A second report was later issued by the Kandilli Oservatory and Earthquake Research Institute in Istanbul (KOERI-RETMC), which listed it as a magnitude 4.2 earthquake as well.Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake should not have caused any significant damage, but was probably felt by many people as light vibration…

Small 3.0 quake hits near Toyah, Reeves County, Texas, USA

3.0 quake 26 Nov 9:41 pm (GMT -6)A very shallow magnitude 3.0 earthquake was reported in the evening near Toyah, Reeves County, Texas, USA.According to the United States Geological Survey, the quake hit on Friday, November 26th, 2021, at 9:41 pm local time at a very shallow depth of 4.8 miles. Shallow earthquakes are felt more strongly than deeper ones as they are closer to the surface. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.Our monitoring service identified a second report from the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) which listed the quake at magnitude 3.0…

Significant magnitude 5.1 earthquake 97 km west of Arawa, Papua New Guinea

5.1 quake 27 Nov 2:45 pm (GMT +11)An earthquake of magnitude 5.1 occurred early afternoon on Saturday, November 27th, 2021, at 2:45 pm local time near Arawa, Bougainville, Papua New Guinea, as reported by the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ).According to preliminary data, the quake was located at a shallow depth of 10 km. Shallow earthquakes are felt more strongly than deeper ones as they are closer to the surface. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.Our monitoring service identified a second report from France's Réseau National de Surveillance Sismique (RéNaSS) which…

Moderate tremor of magnitude 4.4 just reported 53 km southeast of Taloqan, Afghanistan

4.4 quake 27 Nov 7:07 am (GMT +4:30)A magnitude 4.4 earthquake near Taloqan, Tāluqān, Takhar, Afghanistan, was reported only 13 minutes ago by India's National Center for Seismology (NCS), considered the main national agency that monitors seismic activity in this part of the world. The earthquake occurred at an intermediate to considerable depth of 202.5 km beneath the epicenter early morning on Saturday, November 27th, 2021, at 6:37 am local time. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.Our monitoring service identified a second report from the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) which listed the…

Moderate tremor of magnitude 4.2 just reported 59 km southwest of Espinar, Peru

4.2 quake 26 Nov 8:46 pm (GMT -5)A magnitude 4.2 earthquake near Espinar, Provincia de Espinar, Cusco, Peru, was reported only 19 minutes ago by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), considered one of the key international agencies that monitor seismic activity worldwide. The earthquake occurred at an intermediate depth of 128 km beneath the epicenter in the evening on Friday, November 26th, 2021, at 8:46 pm local time. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Iñapata…

World Earthquake Report for Friday, 26 November 2021

Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 27 Nov 2021Summary: 4 quakes 5.0+, 34 quakes 4.0+, 122 quakes 3.0+, 285 quakes 2.0+ (445 total)Magnitude 5+: 4 earthquakesMagnitude 4+: 34 earthquakesMagnitude 3+: 122 earthquakesMagnitude 2+: 285 earthquakesNo quakes of magnitude 6 or higher10 largest earthquakes in the world (26 Nov 2021):#1: 5.8 quake South Pacific Ocean, New Caledonia, Nov 26, 2021 4:13 pm (GMT +12)#2: 5.7 quake North Pacific Ocean, Japan, Nov 26, 2021 4:14 pm (GMT +9)#3: 5.3 quake South Pacific Ocean, 211 km southwest of Apia, Tuamasaga, Samoa, Nov 27, 2021 7:35 am (GMT +13)#4: 5.2 quake South Pacific Ocean, 225 km southwest of Apia, Tuamasaga, Samoa, Nov 27, 2021 7:33 am (GMT +13)#5: 4.9…

Volcano earthquake report for Friday, 26 Nov 2021

World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 50 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius during the past 24 hours on 26 Nov 2021 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.Quakes detected near: Akyarlar (2 quakes between mag 2.0-2.0), Baru (1 quake mag 2.9), Clear Lake (17 quakes between mag 0.4-2.0), Coso (3 quakes between mag 0.3-1.7), Eldey (1 quake mag 1.0), Esjufjöll (2 quakes between mag 1.1-1.9)Etna (2 quakes between mag 3.0-3.0), Ilopango (2 quakes between mag 2.5-2.8), Katla (2 quakes between mag 1.1-1.8), Katmai (1 quake mag 1.0), Kurikoma (1 quake mag 3.0), La Palma (55 quakes between mag 2.3-3.5), Long Valley (1 quake mag 1.4), Mount Rainier (1 quake mag 1.8), Nisyros (1 quake mag 1.3), Reykjanes…

Soufriere Hills volcano (Montserrat, West Indies): low-level activity, new temperature logger

Fumaroles at the Soufriere Hills volcano's lava dome (image: Montserrat Volcano Observatory)The activity of the volcano continues at low values. The large size of the lava dome and unstable hot lava material is prone to collapse into hot rock falls, which in turn develop into very dangerous pyroclastic flows and may travel in Plymouth town direction. Pyroclastic flows are deadly, turbulent hot avalanche of lava rock fragments of all sizes embedded in a mixture of turbulent gas and ash racing down slopes. The seismic instruments detected 13 volcano-tectonic quakes this week. Flux of sulfur dioxide (SO2) emissions reached to a 369 and 736 tonnes/day detected on 20 and 24 November. The alert level for the volcano remains at Level 1.…

Small magnitude 3.2 earthquake 34 miles northwest of Toyah, Texas, United States

3.2 quake 26 Nov 5:04 pm (GMT -6)A magnitude 3.2 earthquake near Toyah, Reeves County, Texas, USA, was reported only 20 minutes ago by the United States Geological Survey, considered the key international and national agency that monitors seismic activity in the US. The earthquake occurred at a very shallow depth of 4.5 miles beneath the epicenter in the afternoon on Friday, November 26th, 2021, at 5:04 pm local time. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.A second report was later issued by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), which listed it as a…

Moderate earthquake of magnitude 4.6 just reported 37 km southeast of La Banda, Peru

4.6 quake 26 Nov 4:48 pm (GMT -5)Just 11 minutes ago, a 4.6-magnitude earthquake struck near La Banda, Provincia de San Martín, Region de San Martin, Peru. The tremor was recorded in the afternoon on Friday, November 26th, 2021, at 4:48 pm local time, at an intermediate depth of 143 km below the surface.The event was filed by the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ), the first seismological agency to report it.A second report was later issued by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), which listed it as a magnitude 4.8 earthquake.Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Chazuta (pop. 8,000) located 13 km from the epicenter, La Banda (pop.…

Yasur Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: CONTINUOUS LOW LEVEL ERUPTION.

Satellite image of Yasur volcano on 26 Nov 2021

Volcanic activity worldwide 26 Nov 2021: Stromboli volcano, Fuego, Semeru, Reventador, Sangay, La Pa...

Map of today's active volcanoesStromboli (Eolian Islands, Italy): The new lava flow on the upper Sciara del Fuoco that started yesterday remains active and has increased a bit. Frequent incandescent rock falls detach from it and tumble down the steep slope to the shore.At the vents in the crater terrace, strombolian explosions continue at rates of 15-20 per hour. Overall, it seems that the volcano is on an increasing trend of activity right now.La Palma (Canary Islands (Spain)): The activity remains elevated. After yesterday’s surges of lava from a new fissure system south of the cone, lava fountains returned to the main vents at the cone, first in form of a round dome-shaped fountain of very liquid lava from the…

Stromboli volcano (Eolian Islands, Italy): lava flow still active, activity slowly increasing

View of the lava flow on Stromboli's Sciara del Fuoco tonight (image: INGV webcam)The new lava flow on the upper Sciara del Fuoco that started yesterday remains active and has increased a bit. Frequent incandescent rock falls detach from it and tumble down the steep slope to the shore. At the vents in the crater terrace, strombolian explosions continue at rates of 15-20 per hour. Overall, it seems that the volcano is on an increasing trend of activity right now.

World Earthquake Report for November 2021

Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 5 during November 2021Summary: 10 quakes 6.0+, 113 quakes 5.0+, 1055 quakes 4.0+, 3496 quakes 3.0+, 7390 quakes 2.0+ (12064 total)This report is being updated every day.Magnitude 9+: noneMagnitude 8+: noneMagnitude 7+: noneMagnitude 6+: 10 earthquakesMagnitude 5+: 113 earthquakesMagnitude 4+: 1055 earthquakesMagnitude 3+: 3496 earthquakesMagnitude 2+: 7390 earthquakesNo quakes of magnitude 7 or higherList of 10 largest earthquakes in the world during November 2021:#1: 6.5 quake Philippine Sea, 182 km southeast of Hirara, Miyakojima Shi, Okinawa, Japan, Nov 10, 2021 11:45 pm (GMT +8)#2: 6.3 quake North Pacific Ocean, 86 km south of Managua, Nicaragua, Nov 9, 2021 12:25 am (GMT -6)#3: 6.3 quake 64 km north of Bandar Abbas, Hormozgan, Iran, Nov 14, 2021 4:08…

Magnitude 4.2 earthquake strikes near Achalpur, Amravati, Maharashtra, India

4.2 quake 26 Nov 10:34 pm (GMT +5:30)An earthquake of magnitude 4.2 occurred only 11 minutes ago 37 km northwest of Achalpur, India, India's National Center for Seismology (NCS) reported.The quake hit at an intermediate depth of 149.4 km beneath the epicenter near Achalpur, Amravati, Maharashtra, India, late at night on Friday, November 26th, 2021, at 10:04 pm local time. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.According to preliminary calculations, we do not expect that the quake was felt by many people and did not cause any damage. In Anjangaon (pop. 55,000, 30…

Moderate earthquake of magnitude 4.5 just reported 6 km southeast of Aībak, Afghanistan

4.5 quake 26 Nov 9:26 pm (GMT +4:30)An earthquake of magnitude 4.5 occurred in the evening on Friday, November 26th, 2021, at 8:56 pm local time near Aībak, Aybak, Samangan, Afghanistan, as reported by India's National Center for Seismology (NCS).According to preliminary data, the quake was located at a great depth of 397.1 km. The strength of the earthquake may have been tempered by its relative great depth below the surface, which makes it feel weaker in absolute terms. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.According to preliminary calculations, we do not expect…

Moderate earthquake of magnitude 4.5 just reported 63 km northeast of Dapa, Philippines

4.5 quake 26 Nov 11:47 pm (GMT +8)An earthquake of magnitude 4.5 occurred only 22 minutes ago 63 km northeast of Dapa, Philippines, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) reported.The quake hit at a very shallow depth of 8 km beneath the epicenter near Dapa, Surigao del Norte, Caraga, Philippines, late at night on Friday, November 26th, 2021, at 11:47 pm local time. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.A second report was later issued by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), which listed it as a magnitude 4.5 earthquake as well.Based…

La Palma volcano eruption update: activity remains intense with lava fountains and ash emissions

Ash- and gas-rich lava fountain at the active cone this evening (image: Canarias TV live stream)The activity remains elevated. After yesterday’s surges of lava from a new fissure system south of the cone, lava fountains returned to the main vents at the cone, first in form of a round dome-shaped fountain of very liquid lava from the lower vent (see previous update with video), and later as a taller, more gas-rich jetting fountain from the summit vent which had been very active especially in the early phase of the eruption. The latter activity has continued throughout a very stormy and rainy night and into this morning, then decreased a bit although it still produces fountains as of this update. The…

Interior calls for hiking rates on oil and gas companies to drill on federal lands

The Interior Department on Friday released a long-awaited report outlining its recommendations for oil and gas companies drilling on federal lands, and called for hiking fees but not banning leases altogether

More than 20 people sickened by sewage-tainted oysters

Maryland agency failed in warning the public about contamination.

Biden calls for higher fees for oil, gas leasing on federal land, stops short of ban

A long-awaited report by the Interior Department proposes reforms to the federal oil and gas leasing program, but doesn't end the practice, troubling environmentalists.

‘Atmospheric rivers’ threaten new floods in hard-hit Washington state

Western areas still assessing millions of dollars’ worth of damage from flooding earlier this month

‘Miracle’ survivor found in Russia coal mine disaster that killed 51

Alexander Zakovryashin was trying to save others but ended up needing rescuing himself.

Department of Interior report proposes raising cost of drilling on public lands

The minimum rates paid by oil and gas companies haven't been raised in decades, the report notes.

Great Barrier Reef: how a spectacular coral spawning event is helping to breed heat-tolerant corals

Scientists have carefully collected spawn bundles by moonlight in a bid to help save the reef

Biden administration proposes oil and gas drilling reform but stops short of ban

The long-anticipated report did not indicate that the Biden administration would take climate change impact into account when approving new oil and gas leases.

Interior Department releases long-awaited review of federal oil and gas leasing program

The Department of Interior on Friday released a long-awaited report on oil and gas drilling on federal land that recommends an increase in leasing fees and consideration of climate change in leasing decisions. But the report largely sidesteps climate concerns, and does not recommend a halt to new oil and gas leasing -- a promise President Joe Biden campaigned on.

Biden Admin Wants to Make Oil Companies Pay More to Drill on Federal Land

Department of the Interior releases proposal to raise costs for extraction on public land.

Mount Vernon re-installing flood wall to prepare for another weekend storm

With another atmospheric river taking aim at western Washington, the Skagit River near Mount Vernon is once again forecasted to experience major flooding, bringing with it worry to those who live along its banks. The National Weather Service is projecting the river to crest Monday afternoon at 34. 5 feet – about two feet lower than last week’s near-record level flooding that put a new flood wall to the test.

Climate tipping points: The Arctic is a bellwether for irreversible

The rapidity of Arctic change has surprised researchers and the public alike.

Biden sets out oil, gas leasing reform, stops short of ban

The Biden administration has recommended an overhaul of the nation’s oil and gas leasing program to focus on areas that are most suitable for energy development and raise costs for energy companies to drill on public lands and water

Biden sets out oil, gas leasing reform, stops short of ban | AP News

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration on Friday recommended an overhaul of the nation's oil and gas leasing program to focus on areas that are most suitable for energy development and raise costs for energy companies to drill on public lands and water.

Biden sets out oil, gas leasing reform, stops short of ban

The Biden administration on Friday recommended an overhaul of the nation's oil and gas leasing program to limit areas available for energy development and raise costs for oil and gas companies to drill on public land and water. The long-awaited report by the Interior Department stops short of recommending an end to oil and gas leasing on public lands, as many environmental groups have urged. The report completes a review ordered in January by President Joe Biden, who directed a pause in federal oil and gas lease sales in his first days in office, citing worries about climate change.

Biden sets out oil, gas leasing reform, stops short of ban

The Biden administration on Friday recommended an overhaul of the nation's oil and gas leasing program to limit areas available for energy development and raise costs for oil and gas companies to drill on public land and water. The long-awaited report by the Interior Department stops short of recommending an end to oil and gas leasing on public lands, as many environmental groups have urged. The report completes a review ordered in January by President Joe Biden, who directed a pause in federal oil and gas lease sales in his first days in office, citing worries about climate change.

Interior says it should consider increasing drilling fees for public

In its long-awaited report on the federal government’s oil and gas leasing program, the Interior Department recommends significant changes, including consideration of increasing fees that companies

Sun unleashes solar storm that could affect power grid and satellites

There is no cause for alarm, despite reports that suggest solar storm could lead to danger

Oil and gas companies should pay more to drill on public lands and waters, Interior Department says

A new report calls for the cost of burning fossil fuels to be factored in when the federal government sells permits to extract oil and gas from public lands.

Two more atmospheric rivers to blast British Columbia and western Washington state

Heavy rains may lead to addittional flooding this weekend and around Tuesday next week

Vehicles an Under-Recognized Source of Urban Ammonia Pollution

COVID-19 Lockdowns Afford the First Satellite-Based Confirmation That Vehicles Are an Under-recognized Source of Urban NH3 Pollution in Los Angeles | Environmental Science & Technology Letters. Originally published by the American Chemical Society. By disrupting normal societal activities, such as driving, COVID-19 lockdowns afforded a unique opportunity to study their impacts on the environment. Researchers […]

UMW's Roberts expresses sorrow over Russian miners, outrage over safety conditions - WV MetroNews

More than 50 miners and rescuers die after coal dust catches fire in a ventilation shaft.

Interior Wants Higher Fees to Drill on Public Lands but Is Quiet About Climate Impacts

Oil and gas drilling on public lands and in federal waters account for about 25 percent of U.S. greenhouse gas emissions.

French fishermen block ferries, Channel Tunnel in post-Brexit row

French fishermen on Friday disrupted cross-Channel traffic in protest at the post-Brexit fishing rights granted by Britain, blocking ferries and freight traffic through the Channel Tunnel.

Russian coal mine: Dozens killed in Siberia accident

Fifty-one deaths have been confirmed in Russia's worst mining disaster in a decade.

Storms and flooding today, earthquake disruptions to come

You should pay attention to the flooding in Western Washington and British Columbia. The disruptions foreshadow what would happen if a major earthquake struck the region. Are you prepared?

The need to trespass: let people in to protect nature, says guerrilla botanist

Naturalist and campaigner Dave Bangs says limiting access to the countryside makes it harder to save our ancient landscapes

‘Every tree counts’: Amsterdam forest leads way with sapling donation plan

More Trees Now aims to give away 1m saplings to farmers and councils with hope idea will spread across Europe

French fishers block boat at Saint-Malo as they launch Brexit protests

Fishers are planning blockade of Channel tunnel and Calais port over issuance of licences

Survivor found in coal mine in Russia's Siberia -- official | AP News

MOSCOW (AP) — Rescuers have found a survivor in a Siberian coal mine where dozens of miners are presumed dead after a devastating methane explosion, a top local official announced Friday. Sergei Tsivilyov, governor of the Kemerovo region where the mine is located, said on the messaging app Telegram that the survivor was found in the Listvyazhnaya mine in southwestern Siberia, and “he is being taken to the hospital.” He didn't offer any details of who the person was or where he was found.

Arctic Ocean 'started getting warmer decades earlier than previously thought'

The temperature of the Arctic Ocean actually started rising at the beginning of the century

French fishermen block ports in spat with UK

French fishing crews blocked French ports and ferry traffic across the English Channel on Friday to disrupt the flow of goods to the U.K. in a dispute over post-Brexit fishing licenses

French fishermen to block ports, tunnel in spat with UK | AP News

CALAIS, France (AP) — French fishing crews are threatening to block French ports and traffic under the English Channel on Friday to disrupt the flow of goods to the U.K., in a dispute over post-Brexit fishing licenses.

French fishermen block boat at St Malo as they launch Brexit protests

French fishermen blocked off the 'Normandy Trader' boat the country's port of St Malo on Friday, said a Reuters correspondent on the scene, as they started a day of protests to mark their anger over the issue of post-Brexit fishing licences.

Fifty-two killed in Siberian mine explosion, another tragedy in an industry plagued with safety lapses

Rescue efforts in the mine have been suspended because of explosive gas.

Why we can’t curb global warming by just focusing on carbon emissions

A developing country using coal to pursue the path of development is justifiable and should not be equated with the West’s high carbon emission model just to maintain its luxurious lifestyle

LNG powers Woodside’s journey to global top 10

Twin commitments on the Scarborough LNG mega-project and an historic merger with BHP Petroleum are set to propel Woodside into the major league in global oil and gas.

Scientists Question Models After Arctic Ocean Finding

Water was warming earlier than thought, researchers say

Three atmospheric rivers to hit this week

Talk about a sloppy Thanksgiving. An atmospheric river is impacting us this evening as moderate-heavy rain streams in off the coast. This will cause ponding on the roadways, areas of low visibility, and impact our area rivers, streams, creeks, and low-lying areas. Give yourself some extra time if you're planning on traveling this tonight.

Pacific Northwest faces threat of more atmospheric rivers and floods from tonight

Forecasters are warning parts of western Washington could be hit by more flooding, a week on from the last devastating storm.

Washington faces threat of more rains, floods

A week and a half after damaging floods in Washington state, forecasters are warning that multiple "atmospheric rivers" threaten to once again drench the Pacific Northwest beginning Thanksgiving Day.

Biden sets out oil, gas leasing reform, but stops short of ban

The long-awaited report stops short of recommending an end to oil and gas leasing on public lands, as many environmental groups have urged.

Russian Mine Blast Kills Dozens, Among Them Rescuers

Investigators said a gas buildup at a Siberian mine with a history of problems led to the deaths of at least 52 people.

Einstein's Rare Handwritten Manuscript About Theory of Relativity Sold for a Record $13 Million

A rare manuscript, handwritten by the legendary physicist Albert Einstein, has been sold for a record amount of $13 million in an auction.

Cryptocurrency to Covid-19: Here's Why Auction Prices are Rocketing

On Wednesday, the Einstein manuscript went for 11.3 million euros ($13 million) in Paris, five times its expected price.

How warm weather or bright lights can influence tree greening

Lin Meng has been named the grand prize winner of this year's Science & SciLifeLab Prize for Young Scientists for research she conducted on how both global warming and bright city lights can impact phenology ...

Machine learning solves the who's who problem in NMR spectra of organic crystals

Solid-state nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy—a technique that measures the frequencies emitted by the nuclei of some atoms exposed to radio waves in a strong magnetic field—can be used ...

Parker Solar Probe completes a record-setting swing by the sun

Blazing along at space-record speeds that would get it from Earth to the Moon in under an hour, NASA's Parker Solar Probe completed its 10th close approach to the sun on Nov. 21, coming within 5.3 million ...

Scientists fling model stars at a virtual black hole to see who survives

Watch as eight stars skirt a black hole 1 million times the mass of the Sun in these supercomputer simulations. As they approach, all are stretched and deformed by the black hole's gravity. Some are completely ...

'Ghost Particles' Were Detected at the Large Hadron Collider For the First Time

Scientists detected human-made 'ghost particles' for the first time at the Large Hadron Collider, bringing us closer to uncovering the role of these particles in the universe.

Neutrino signals detected at Large Hadron Collider for first time ever

Scientists have searched for the tiny fundamental particles for years, and they may hold clues to some of the biggest questions in physics.

Newly improved quantum algorithm performs full configuration interaction calculations without controlled time evolutions

In a continuing effort to improve upon previous work, a research team at the Graduate School of Science, Osaka City University, has applied its recently developed Bayesian phase difference estimation ...

New study suggests infrasound may play an important role in how seabirds navigate

How seabirds navigate across thousands of miles of seemingly featureless ocean is one of nature's mysteries.

Using molecules and atoms to conduct the double-slit experiment

A team of researchers at Stanford University has developed a way to conduct the famous double-slit experiment at the molecular level. In their paper published in the journal Science, the group describes ...

Thermoelectric crystal conductivity reaches a new high

Just as a voltage difference can generate electric current, a temperature difference can generate a current flow in thermoelectric materials governed by its "Peltier conductivity" (P). Now, researchers ...

Spiderweb as inspiration for creating of one of the world's most precise microchip sensors

A team of researchers from TU Delft managed to design one of the world's most precise microchip sensors. The device can function at room temperature—a 'holy grail' for quantum technologies and sensing. ...

Trees found to reduce land surface area temperatures in cities up to 12°C

A team of researchers with the Institute for Atmospheric and Climate Science, ETH Zurich, has found evidence that indicates that stands of trees can reduce land surface area temperatures in cities up ...

Bolometers operate at higher temperatures using new superconducting material

Receivers combining a superconducting hot electron bolometer (HEB) with a reference oscillator are the work horses of supra-terahertz astronomy, observing for example star formation and galaxy evolution. ...

Merging black holes may create bubbles that could swallow the universe | New Scientist

The area between a pair of large black holes on the verge of colliding could provide the conditions to create dangerous bubbles of "true vacuum"

Time Might Not Flow In Just One Direction In The Quantum World

New research suggests that the flow of time at a quantum level doesn’t have to go in just one direction. Quantum systems, in certain conditions, might move

Time-Reversal Phenomenon: In the Quantum Realm, Not Even Time Flows As You Might Expect

New study shows the boundary between time moving forward and backward may blur in quantum mechanics. A team of physicists at the Universities of Bristol, Vienna, the Balearic Islands and the Institute for Quantum Optics and Quantum Information (IQOQI-Vienna) has shown how quantum systems can simu

At subatomic level, the past can be the future: quantum researchers

Conventional theory that time can only move forward challenged by study, but the conditions for a ‘backward arrow’ are limited.

In the quantum realm, not even time flows as you might expect

A team of physicists at the Universities of Bristol, Vienna, the Balearic Islands and the Institute for Quantum Optics and Quantum Information (IQOQI-Vienna) has shown how quantum systems can simultaneously ...

Physicists detect signs of neutrinos at Large Hadron Collider

The international Forward Search Experiment team, led by physicists at the University of California, Irvine, has achieved the first-ever detection of neutrino candidates produced by the Large Hadron Collider ...

Bright lights in cities cause spring to come early, study shows

Trees bud earlier in US cities compared to rural areas, likely due to artificial light from street lamps, advertising boards and more, an expert in Berkeley, California, says.

Expert panel to re-examine error in Hindi version of Physics paper in NEET-UG exam: NTA to SC - Times of India

Education News: The top court was hearing a plea filed by Wajda Tabassum and 21 others NEET candidates alleging discrepancy and patent error in question number 2 of t

"Ghost particles" detected in the Large Hadron Collider for first time

Physicists have detected “ghost particles” in the Large Hadron Collider for the first time. An experiment called FASER picked up telltale signals of neutrinos being produced in particle collisions, which can help scientists better understand key physics.

New Platform for Quantum Computing? Artificial Material Mimics Quantum Entangled Rare Earth Compounds

By combining two-dimensional materials, researchers create a macroscopic quantum entangled state emulating rare earth compounds. Physicists have created a new ultra-thin two-layer material with quantum properties that normally require rare earth compounds. This material, which is relatively easy to

Bright lights of the big city cause spring to wake early

Satellite images of dozens of cities have shown that trees awake from their winter dormancy sooner in brightly lit urban areas. By comparing trees in large cit

A Nanoantenna for Long-Distance, Ultra-Secure Quantum Communication

Researchers from Osaka University have improved the transfer efficiency between quantum information carriers, in a manner that's based on well-established nanoscience and is compatible with upcoming advanced communication technologies. Information storage and transfer in the manner of simple on

neet:   Experts to study if NEET question in Hindi got lost in translation | India News - Times of India

India News: NEW DELHI: The National Testing Agency (NTA) on Thursday agreed before the Supreme Court to set up a committee of three experts to decide the correctn.

A doubly magic discovery

A team of researchers, including scientists from the National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory (NSCL) and the Facility for Rare Isotope Beams (FRIB) at Michigan State University (MSU), have solved ...

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Researchers have developed a jelly-like material that can withstand the equivalent of an elephant standing on it, and completely recover to its original shape, even though it's 80% water.

Expert panel to re-examine error in Hindi version of Physics paper in NEET-UG exam: NTA to Supreme Court

The bench recorded his submission that after the process is done the testing agency would file an affidavit before this court giving details of evaluation done by the panel of experts.

Will review ‘error’ in Hindi NEET paper, NTA to SC on plea seeking new merit list

Solicitor general Tushar Mehta’s assurance to the Supreme Court came on a petition by 22 aspirants who asked the top court to order the NTA to delete the erroneous NEET-UG exam question and declare their results afresh.

NEET (UG) 2021 exam: Panel to re-examine error in Hindi version of Physics paper

The Supreme Court was hearing a plea filed by Wajda Tabassum and 21 others candidates alleging discrepancy and patent error in question number 2 of the Hindi version of Physics paper in which the word ‘amplitude of the current’ has been omitted.The top court bench posted the matter for further hearing on 30 November.

Meet Indian Teenager Who Won Gold in International Olympiad in Astronomy, Astrophysics

When it comes to the selection of subjects at the higher education level, however, he has opted for computer science and is currently pursuing computer science engineering from IIT Delhi

NEET UG 2021: NTA agrees to check alleged error in Hindi translation of physics question

The plea sought direction to NTA to delete the question from the physics section due to discrepancy in Hindi translation and declare fresh NEET UG results.

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From crypto to COVID: Why auction prices are rocketing

From Albert Einstein's notes to a record-breaking Frida Kahlo to a 6.6-million-euro triceratops—auction houses have lately seen a string of record-breaking items going under the hammer and through the ...

NEET 2021: NTA to look into alleged translation error; SC hearing on Nov 30

NTA on Thursday informed the Supreme Court that it will examine the alleged translation error in the NEET question paper.

NEET UG 2021: SC to hear plea for removing one physics question on Nov 30

NEET UG 2021: National Testing Agency has agreed to examine alleged error in the translation of one Physics question. SC has adjourned the hearing till Nov 30.

From crypto to Covid: Why auction prices are rocketing

From Albert Einstein's notes to a record-breaking Frida Kahlo to a 6.6-million-euro triceratops -- auction houses have lately seen a string of record-breaking items going under the hammer and through…

NEET 2021 Result: NTA agrees to examine alleged error in translation, SC hearing adjourned till Nov. 30

NEET 2021 Result Updates | Supreme Court has asked NTA to re-examine the question contested by a panel of three experts. The hearing has been next scheduled for November 30, further delaying the NEET 2021 Counseling Schedule.

NEET UG 2021 : NTA Agrees To Examine Alleged Error In Hindi Translation Of Question

The National Testing Agency agreed before the Supreme Court on Thursday to examine the alleged er

SC directs NTA to rectify injustice met to disabled NEET student who was not granted additional time

The bench noted the girl student has secured an All India Rank of 1721 out of 2684 candidates qualified in the PwD category and concerning Maharashtra she has secured rank 249 out of 390 candidates in the PwD category.

Mind-blowing physics experiment can turn matter invisible

Scientists have finally demonstrated a quantum effect that can make invisible gas capable of stopping light from scattering.

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