A massive landslide in a Washington state2014-04-08 05:55:39
SEATTLE — A massive landslide of dirt, trees and rocks in rural Washington killed three people on Saturday, critically injured an infant and several others, and destroyed six houses, authorities said.
NASAs Spitzer Telescope Brings 360-Degree View of Galaxy to Our Fingertips2014-04-08 05:53:25
Spitzer, launched into space in 2003 and has spent more than 10 years studying everything from asteroids in our solar system to the most remote galaxies at the edge of the observable universe. In this time, it has spent a total of 4,142 hours (172 days) taking pictures of the disk, or plane, of our Milky Way galaxy in infrared light. This is the first time those images have been stitched together into a single, expansive view.
Number of Days Without Rain to Dramatically Increase in Some World Regions2014-04-08 05:51:08
By the end of the 21st century , some parts of the world can expect as many as 30 more days a year without precipitation, according to a new study by Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego researchers.
Is 4.4 jolt an end to Los Angeles earthquake drought?2014-04-08 05:49:17
Seismologists say Monday's magnitude 4.4 temblor near Westwood could mark the beginning of the end for L.A.'s years-long "earthquake drought."
Typically, they would expect a 4.4-sized earthquake about once a year in the Los Angeles Basin, but that hasn't happened for years.