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Fiber optic cable monitors microseismicity in Antarctica

At the Seismological Society of America's 2021 Annual Meeting, researchers shared how they are using fiber optic cable to detect the small earthquakes that occur in ice in Antarctica. The results could be used to better understand the movement and deformation of the ice under changing climate conditions, as well…
bubmag
April 23, 2021
Antarctica

So Who Actually Won in ‘Godzilla vs Kong’?

(Below you will find a large number of spoilers for “Godzilla vs Kong”) We don’t get a lot of “versus” movies all that often — the last big one was “Batman v Superman” back in 2016 — but these sorts of title showdowns have been a hallmark of the “Godzilla”…
bubmag
April 8, 2021
Antarctica

Major Meteoritic Event Occurred over Antarctica 430,000 Years Ago

Researchers have found meteoritic spherules on top of Walnumfjellet in the Sør Rondane Mountains, Antarctica. The breakup of a giant asteroid in the main asteroid belt. Image credit: NASA / JPL-Caltech. “Remnants of hypervelocity impacts on Earth’s surface are mainly preserved as impact craters, generally circular depressions resulting from asteroids…
bubmag
April 1, 2021