February 14, 2013

Geology Shows N. Korea's Nukes Are Bigger

Spencer Ackerman, Wired

AP Photo

You don’t want to be woken up by a magnitude 5.1 earthquake under any circumstances. But you really don’t want to be woken up by one that indicates North Korea’s just tested a nuclear weapon. Especially this one, since it means North Korea’s nukes are getting larger.

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TAGGED: Seismology, Geology, North Korea, Nuclear Weapons


October 14, 2013
New Ideas on How Earth's Core Formed
Simon Redfern, BBC News
Experiments on samples of iron and rock held at immense pressures have led to new ideas of how Earth's core formed.Scientists from Stanford University have shown that iron metal will flow through rocks 1,000km beneath our... more ››