Geoscience events - Archive

Storm killed two in Florida

Tropical Storm Frances killed two and knocked out power for three million people in Florida, authorities said Monday, as a new hurricane gathered force in the Atlantic.

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Three Gorges dam on flood alert

China has put the Three Gorges Dam, the world's largest hydro-electric project, on flood alert, Xinhua news agency said on Tuesday after rain and mudslides killed 76 in areas to the west.

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The Sun's X-file Under The Spotlight

One of the Sun's greatest mysteries is about to be unravelled by UK solar astrophysicists hosting a major international workshop at the University of St Andrews from September 6-9th 2004.

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Curses! States share rocky legend

This northeastern part of Arizona is separated from the Hawaiian Islands by more than 3,000 miles and a large body of water. The two areas also differ greatly in climate, geology and culture. But they do have a couple of things in common, to be filed unde

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Iran to mine own uranium in 2 years

Iran will begin extracting uranium from deep under its central desert in less than two years, an official told The Associated Press on Saturday during an unprecedented tour of the country's uranium mine.

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10 Killed in China Coal Mine Accidents

A pair of coal mine accidents in a south China province killed at least 10 miners this weekend, leading local authorities to shut down other mines in the area for safety checks.

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