January 21, 2019

Italian scientists arrested for not predicting deadly earthquake

Seven scientists who serve on the Italian governments Great Risks commission have been ordered to stand trial on manslaughter charges for not predicting the 2009 earthquake in L'Aquila that killed 308 people. Judge Giuseppe Romano Gargarella, has ordered the comission members - who are … [Read more...]

3D Earth gravity map may help predict earthquakes

The European Gravity and Ocean Circulation Explorer spacecraft has mapped the Earth's gravity and produced a 3D model that may help scientists predict earthquakes. The five-metre GOCE spacecraft has been orbiting Earth at an altitude of 250km since its launch two years ago. It has been mapping … [Read more...]