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How Tsunamis Work

A major earthquake that struck Chile overnight has sent a tsunami out into the Pacific Ocean, prompting a tsunami watch along the coasts of California and parts of Alaska and a tsunami warning for Hawaii. A watch is a cautionary statement that does not mean waves are imminent. Officials are Read more

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Top 10 Questions About Earth

As space shuttles zip into orbit and telescopes peer out at other worlds, Earth itself remains a mystery in many basic ways. In an attempt to remedy that, a panel of geologists and planetary scientists announced this week the top 10 questions about our planet that linger today, which have Read more

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