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Study predicts 8.5 magnitude earthquake in Himalayas

BENGALURU: Growing warnings by scientists of an impending high-magnitude earthquake in the have got further credence from yet another study by Indian researchers. The new study, led by seismologist C.P. Rajendran of the Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research in Bengaluru, says the “enormous stacking up of strain in […]

ESA probe beams unveils Mars landscape shaped by water, wind and ice

LONDON: ‘s space probe Mars Express has beamed back an image of an intriguing part of the Red Planet‘s surface — a rocky, fragmented, furrowed stretch that was shaped by flowing wind, water and ice. Lying at the boundary of the northern and southern hemisphere, the region is an example […]