Geoscience events - Archive

Tahoe quakes: business as usual?

From Aug. 12, 2003, through Feb. 19, 2004, more than 1,600 earthquakes shook the ground deep beneath Lake Tahoe in the Sierra Nevada on the border of California and Nevada.

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Quake hits northeastern Iran

An earthquake measuring 4.8 degrees on the open-ended Richter scale hit the towns of Raz and Jargalan in this northeastern province on Saturday.

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How Special Is The Solar System?

On the evidence to date, our solar system could be fundamentally different from the majority of planetary systems around stars because it formed in a different way. If that is the case, Earth-like planets will be very rare. After examining the properties

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Rover discovers clues of water on Mars surface

After months of crossing a vast Martian crater floor and zigzagging up low-slung hills, NASA's Spirit rover has spotted its first hint that water once coursed across the now-desert-like region, scientists said Wednesday.

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