Tagged: low-lying

NASA captures stunning new images of Pluto. (NASA) 2

NASA: Breathtaking New Images of Pluto Emerge

NASA: Breathtaking New Images of Pluto Emerge Today, NASA released fresh images of Pluto from the New Horizons mission depicting ice mountains, surface-level hazes and frozen nitrogen. “In addition to being visually stunning, these low-lying hazes hint at the weather changing from day to day on Pluto, just like it does here on Earth,” said Will Grundy, lead of the New Horizons Composition team from Lowell Observatory, Flagstaff, Arizona. According to the press release, “this new image also provides evidence for a remarkably Earth-like ‘hydrological’ cycle on Pluto – but involving soft and exotic ices, including nitrogen, rather than water ice.”...

Tsunami of 2011 following a 9.0 magnitude earthquake, triggering the meltdown of three nuclear reactors at Fukashima. (Youtube) 0

BREAKING: Parts of Japan Evacuated as Minor Tsunami Expected

BREAKING: Parts of Japan Evacuated as Minor Tsunami Expected Following the cancellation of the Tsunami Advisory for California this afternoon, according to a report from the National Weather Service, low-lying parts of Japan are being evacuated as the small waves are set to hit the coast starting at 20:20 UTC for parts of Chiba, Fukushima and Aichi prefectures, according to public broadcaster NHK. ESTIMATED TIMES OF ARRIVAL ————————– * ESTIMATED TIMES OF ARRIVAL -ETA- OF THE INITIAL TSUNAMI WAVE FOR PLACES WITHIN THREATENED REGIONS ARE GIVEN BELOW. ACTUAL ARRIVAL TIMES MAY DIFFER AND THE INITIAL WAVE MAY NOT BE THE LARGEST....