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What causes a tsunami? An ocean scientist explains the physics of...

Sally Warner, Brandeis University On Jan. 15, 2022, the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcano in Tonga erupted, sending a tsunami...

Oil field operations likely triggered earthquakes in California a few miles...

Thomas H. Goebel, University of Memphis The way companies drill for oil and gas and dispose of wastewater can trigger earthquakes, at times in unexpected...

Earthquake forecast for Puerto Rico: Dozens more large aftershocks are likely

Richard Aster, Colorado State University Multiple strong and damaging earthquakes in southern Puerto Rico starting around Dec. 28, 2019 have killed at least one person,...

A new way to identify a rare type of earthquake in...

Valerie Sahakian, University of Oregon Just a few times in a century, somewhere on the globe, a rare “tsunami earthquake” occurs. These are mysterious because,...

Injecting wastewater underground can cause earthquakes up to 10 kilometers away

Emily Brodsky, University of California, Santa Cruz Earthquakes in the central and eastern United States have increased dramatically in the last decade as a result...

Global toll from landslides is heaviest in developing countries

A. Joshua West, University of Southern California – Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences This month’s tragic mudslides in Montecito, California are a reminder...

Each volcano has unique warning signs that eruption is imminent

Tracy K.P. Gregg, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York Mount Agung in Bali has been thrusting ash thousands of feet into the...

Earthquakes triggered by humans pose growing risk

Gillian Foulger, Durham University; Jon Gluyas, Durham University, and Miles Wilson, Durham University People knew we could induce earthquakes before we knew what they were....

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Death penalty can express society’s outrage – but biases often taint...

Amelia Wirts, University of Washington In its hearing on Oct. 13, 2021, the Supreme Court appeared to favor reinstating...