Posts Tagged ‘Chile’


Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

From dinosaur arms to bird wings and Hyde to Jekyll bacteria, two studies published today examine evolutionary transformations.

Reason Behind Ancient Whale Graveyard

Thursday, February 27th, 2014
whales, fossils, sloths, smithsonian, chile, atacama, cerro ballena

Smithsonian researchers have uncovered the cause behind mass marine stranding events occurring millions of years ago in Chile.

A Night at the Observatory

Monday, March 25th, 2013
Baade Telescope. Image Credit: Karl Schultz

Academy Director of the Morrison Planetarium and Science Visualization reports from the control room of a twin 6.5-meter Magellan telescope at Las Campanas Observatory in Chile.

More Chilean Earthquakes?

Thursday, February 3rd, 2011
Limited overlap between the seismic gap and coseismic slip of th

The 2010 earthquake in Chile may not have decreased, but actually increased, the likeliness of a new, large earthquake.

NASA Advises Miners

Tuesday, September 7th, 2010

At a NASA press conference today, officials likened the recent mine accident in Chile to “Apollo 13 on the ground.”

Earthquake Shortens Day

Wednesday, March 3rd, 2010

Large earthquakes like the one that hit Chile this week are rare, and they do more than just devastate an area—they shorten days!

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