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Friday, 23 November 2018 01:00

Huge meteor crater discovered in Greenland

Geologists have discovered a massive crater beneath the ice sheet of Greenland.

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Wednesday, 04 July 2018 01:00

Earth's first mission for planetary defense

Over the next decade, both NASA and the European Space Agency (ESA) will take the first steps toward a defensive plan against asteroids.

Nasa's Curiosity rover found organic matter buried and preserved in ancient sediments that formed a vast lake bed on Mars more than 3billion years ago. 

Published in News on Events

 The aim is to get a better understanding of landslides with every report made

NASA is willing to collect and transfer soil and rock samples from Mars to Earth.

Geopier and GeoWorld cooperated in order to promote the company's amazing project in NASA through the 2017 Geotechnical Business Directory! 

Based on research from data collected with the MESSENGER spacecraft, NASA believes that Mercury is tectonically active. If correct, this makes Mercury the only tectonically active planet in the solar system other than the Earth.

Wednesday, 02 September 2015 10:42

Video: The Heavy Rains Trigger Landslides

Writers at NASA's Scientific Visualization Studio said "Landslides are one of the most dangerous natural hazards on the planet. Between 2007 and 2015, there were more than 25,000 reported deaths due to rainfall-triggered landslides around the world,"

Wednesday, 26 August 2015 07:52

California is sinking

California enters the fifth year of a drought and more and more water is pumped from the aquifer.

Rain-induced landslides have hit a death toll of nearly 20,000 since 2007. For an overview of the landslides' locations NASA has updated the open source Global Landslide Catalog. The video released by NASA reveals very useful information on the statistics of landslides. 

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