Nevada Earthquake Swarm
June 23, 2013 | CarsonNow.org
An earthquake swarm in Nevada near the Genoa Fault Zone is being watched by scientists and the state emergency management staff. "The State of Nevada Division of Emergency Management and the University’s Seismological Lab always encourage citizens to take steps to reduce the potential effects from ground shaking to their homes and businesses and to secure personal safety and the safety of family members and coworkers." Quoted from the CarsonNow.org article.
A Mountain Range on Dione?
June 3, 2013 | NASA
"From a distance, most of the Saturnian moon Dione resembles a bland cueball. Thanks to close-up images of a 500-mile-long mountain on the moon from NASA's Cassini spacecraft, scientists have found more evidence for the idea that Dione was likely active in the past. It could still be active now." Quoted from the NASA press release.
Drought in California
January 21, 2014 | San Jose Mercury News
California Governor Jerry Brown has declared a drought emergency for his state. Reservoir levels are at extremely low levels and mountain snowpack is only 17% of normal.