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From Live Science: Kilauea Volcano Could Launch 10-Ton Ballistic Boulders In Explosion
Science & Tech  (tags: Kilauea Volcano, Ballistic Boulders, Explosion, Video, computer, energy, habitat, humans, investigation, news, research, science, scientists, study, world )

Fiona
- 409 days ago - livescience.com
Rockfalls and trapped lava could launch 10-ton "ballistic rocks" at Hawaii's fiery Kilauea volcano, officials at the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory said yesterday (May 9). Explanatory video on site. Please note, comment, and forward.
Fireball Fragments: Meteroties Found On Michigan Ice
Science & Tech  (tags: Michigan Meteor, Explosion, Meteorites, Lake, Ice, astronomy, discovery, humans, interesting, nasa, news, science, scientists, study, world )

Fiona
- 517 days ago - space.com
Meteorite hunters in Michigan found six rocks Thursday (Jan. 18) that they say came from a fireball that lit up local skies earlier this week. Larry Atkins, Robert Ward and Darryl Landry made the finds o Michigan lake. video on site
Color Explosion Led to Fabulous Dinos 150 M Years Ago
Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, discovery, research, scientists, dinos, color, explosion, interesting )

Giana
- 1957 days ago - news.discovery.com
Dinosaurs went from drab to colorful fab just before 150 million years ago, according to a study published in the latest issue of the journal Nature.
'Monster' Cosmic Blast Zipped Harmlessly By Earth
Science & Tech  (tags: space, gamma ray burst, explosion )

Freya
- 2040 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Astronomers call it the monster. It was the biggest and brightest cosmic explosion ever witnessed. Had it been closer, Earth would have been toast. Orbiting telescopes got the fireworks show of a lifetime last spring when they spotted what is known as..
Tugboat Pushing Barge Hits Gas Pipeline Near New Orleans, Causes Fire in Gulf of Mexico
Science & Tech  (tags: Coast Guard, Louisiana, videos, Bayou Perot, Chevron, explosion, tug boat hits gas line, huge fire, tug boat pushing barge, crew members injured, captain suffers severe burns, captin in critical condition )

Judy
- 2294 days ago - z6mag.com
A tugboat pushing an oil barge struck a gas pipeline in a bayou south of New Orleans on Tuesday night, igniting a blaze that burned for hours and left two people injured, one critically.
20,000 Pound Meteor Explodes Over Russia, Injuring Hundreds
Science & Tech  (tags: Russia, meteor, meteorites, 10 ton, explosion, sonic boom )

Lynn
- 2318 days ago - commondreams.org
The dramatic footage captured by a dashboard video camera in the Chelyabinsk region of Russia in the nation's south-central shows what scientists say was a more than 10 ton meteor entering the atmosphere at over 33,000 miles per hour.
Comparing Fukushima to Chernobyl
Science & Tech  (tags: science, study, nuclear power plant, Fukushima, Fukushima No.1 plant, Chernobyl, comparison, nuclear contamination, explosion, fire, Three Mile Island accident, worst, blast, reactors, radiation, radiation leak, environment, safety )

Naoko
- 3020 days ago - asahi.com
The problems at the Fukushima No.1 nuclear power plant have raised comparisons to Chernobyl, where the worst nuclear accident occurred 25 years ago.
Sun Exploded 7.5 Billion Light Years Away
Science & Tech  (tags: Sun, explosion, space, light, light years, planets )

Ben
- 4111 days ago - blogmyway.org
A sun 7.5 billion light years away exploded, and its lights finally arrived on earth on Wednesday. The exploded Sun was 40 times bigger than our Sun. Its demise could vaporized any planets nearby. More at cnn.com.
NASA Satellite Detects Record Gamma Ray Burst Explosion Halfway Across Universe
Science & Tech  (tags: science, research, discovery, news, nasa, afterglow, astronomers, burst, explosion, gamma, space, star, Swift )

J.
- 4112 days ago - nasa.gov
NASA's Swift's Burst Alert Telescope picked up the burst at 2:12 AM EDT,19 March. Swift's other two instruments, the X-ray Telescope and the Ultraviolet/Optical Telescope, also observed brilliant afterglows.
'Shot in the Dark' Star Explosion Stuns Astronomers | NASA
Science & Tech  (tags: star, explosion, astronomer, NASA, discovery, cosmic, light years, galaxy, gamma-ray )

Jean
- 4205 days ago - nasa.gov
A team of astronomers has discovered a cosmic explosion that seems to have come from the middle of nowhere -- thousands of light-years from the nearest galaxy-sized collection of stars, gas, and dust. This "shot in the dark" is surprising because the type
Multi-Star Pile-Up Caused Brightest Supernova
Science & Tech  (tags: supernova, stars, explosion, astronomy, science )

Eduardo
- 4239 days ago - space.newscientist.com
A mystery over what caused the brightest supernova ever observed finally appears to have been solved. The explosion was the result of a cosmic pile-up: dozens of massive stars crashing into each other, producing a monstrous heavyweight star.
Mystery Probed in Record-Setting Cosmic Explosion
Science & Tech  (tags: Cosmic, Explosion, Supernova, science, scientists, space, tech, study, research, technology, world )

Mari
- 4240 days ago - livescience.com
Last September, a supernova burst into a cosmic flame 100 times more intense than any event on record-and left scientists scratching their heads.
Stellar Explosion Outshines Sun 100 Billion Times
Science & Tech  (tags: Supernova, sun, Explosion, space, study, scientists, science, research, tech )

Mari
- 4241 days ago - livescience.com
Quimby's latest find is supernova 2005ap, which at its peak blazed 100 billion times brighter than the sun and was twice as luminous as the previous record holder, a supernova called 2006gy, which he also discovered.
Cyber Attacks Possible On U.S. Electrical Grid
Science & Tech  (tags: hacker, tech, electrical grid, explosion, die hard, electric )

Ben
- 4287 days ago - blogmyway.org
Remember "Live Free or Die Hard" when a hacker hacked into the network and was able to make stuffs exploded? Not too far from the truth? Quoted from Voxant: A government video shows the potential destruction caused by hackers seizing control of a cru
   

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