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By Rafi Letzter July 20, 2020
After the Bighorn Fire burned a large area near Pima County, Arizona, a river of dark sludge rushed toward town.
By Brandon Specktor October 21, 2019
A destructive tornado hit northern Dallas on Sunday, Oct. 20, causing widespread power outages and significant property damage.
By Live Science Staff September 01, 2019
The Saffir-Simpson hurricane only goes up to Category 5. But in theory, winds from a powerful hurricane could blow the scale out of the water, scientists say.
By Brandon Specktor July 30, 2019
What causes the sun's 11-year cycle of sunspot activity? According to two new studies, it could be literal tsunamis of plasma.
By Yasemin Saplakoglu July 12, 2019
New Orleans is bracing for a tropical storm that is expected to hit tonight or tomorrow, bringing with it chances of intense flooding.
By Rafi Letzter July 11, 2019
A mud-volcano island that burst from the waters off the coast of Pakistan during a deadly earthquake in 2013 has disappeared beneath the waves.
By Stephanie Pappas July 08, 2019
Even so, the chance of big quakes near Ridgecrest, California, decreases with time.
By Rafi Letzter July 08, 2019
One critical factor turned the heavy rainfall in Virginia and Washington D.C. into a flash flood emergency.
By Tia Ghose July 06, 2019
This time, a magnitude-7.1 temblor struck the region near Ridgecrest, California. Experts say the next one could be even bigger.
As Aftershocks Rattle Southern California, a More Powerful Earthquake Could Soon Strike, Experts Warn
By Yasemin Saplakoglu July 05, 2019
Southern California was rattled by a magnitude 6.4 quake on Thursday (July 4). Bigger quakes could be coming soon.
By Mike Wall July 03, 2019
The GOES-West weather satellite captured the gorgeous shot.
By Brandon Specktor June 04, 2019
Human society could collapse by 2050, a new climate policy paper claims.
By Yasemin Saplakoglu May 29, 2019
A destructive tornado moved through the outskirts of Kansas City on Tuesday, injuring at least a dozen people and killing one.
By Brandon Specktor May 28, 2019
Recent rumblings at Yellowstone National Park are actually aftershocks of a quake that occurred 60 years ago.
By Rafi Letzter May 20, 2019
Oklahoma, northwest Texas and the Texas panhandle are bracing for a day of extreme weather, including dangerous tornadoes, flooding and thunderstorms.
By Brandon Specktor May 15, 2019
A massive, underground "blob" might be triggering hundreds of earthquakes in the Hindu Kush mountains.
By Mindy Weisberger May 10, 2019
Falsified data suggested that an earthquake was terminated by one of the most active volcanoes in Japan.
By Yasemin Saplakoglu May 07, 2019
It might explain the massive earthquake of 1755 which destroyed the city of Lisbon
By Yasemin Saplakoglu April 23, 2019
The InSight Lander has been listening for marsquakes since December.
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