Daily Archives: July 28, 2011

Japanese scientists worry March 9.0 earthquake may unleash volcanic nightmare

July 28, 2011 – TOKYO – It is not unusual for dormant volcanoes to erupt several months or years after a great earthquake. But is there a causal relationship between massive earthquakes and volcanic eruptions? Will the Great East Japan … Continue reading

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Large sunspot groups form on Sun’s eastern limb

July 28, 2011 –  BIG SUNSPOTS: After more than a week of quiet, solar activity is picking up. NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory is monitoring two big sunspot groups now emerging over the sun’s eastern limb. The leading sunspot group, AR1260, is … Continue reading

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Scientists find small asteroid shares orbit with Earth

July 28, 2011 – SPACE – The discovery of this companion, which measures only about 300 yards across, makes Earth the fourth planet in the solar system that’s known to share its orbit with an asteroid. Imagine Earth and the … Continue reading

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Tropical Storm Don forms in the Gulf of Mexico

July 28, 2011 – TEXAS – Tropical Storm Don has developed over the southern Gulf of Mexico with maximum sustained winds of 40 mph, the National Hurricane Center said Wednesday. As of 5 p.m. ET, the storm was located 190 … Continue reading

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