Data recorded by the sensors - a quake's magnitude along with how fast the ground is moving and at what trajectory it hits the bridge - are sent via the state's Integrated Seismic Network to scientists at state offices in Sacramento as well as the University of California, Berkeley and Pasadena's California Institute of Technology. … [Read more...] about The California bridge that will double as an earthquake lab: Long Beach project will be filled with sensors to try and help scientists predict ‘the big one’
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'So that passengers know the level of service they can expect, the rail industry has adopted the most rigorous to-the-minute measure of punctuality in Europe and has launched an online tool so people can check the past reliability of their specific train, not just their station.' … [Read more...] about Britain’s WORST railway stations for delays are revealed with Lancaster topping table after nearly two thirds of trains arrived late – but how bad are waiting times are near YOU?
He said: 'Over here were not told anything. We don't have flood barriers over here. I had to spend last night with my family in Wolverhampton. Right now we have no gas, no electricity and no amentities. It's going to cost thousands to put it right.' … [Read more...] about Floods bring out Britain’s ‘Dunkirk Spirit’: Locals ‘pull together’ to help families forced left homeless by rising waters as donations pile high while leisure centres become refuges
Hampshire: Shop owner Kenneth Macartney, 58, was crushed to death when a tree fell on his Mercedes car and killed him while he was heading home to the village of Micheldever near Winchester on February 9.West Dumbartonshire: A 77-year-old man from the town in Clydebank fell over and banged his head during icy weather on the morning of February 10.STORM DENNIS (5) … [Read more...] about Britain turns to bog: Aerial photos reveal devastating impact of floods that have left thousands homeless – as thousands more hold their breath with nine rivers rising to record levels and even more rain on the way
At the time of writing, Zschäpe had yet to break her silence. But after talking to those who remember her and her two boyfriends, two things becoming clear. One: they have a long history of rightwing extremism stretching back to their youth. Two: the German authorities have some very difficult questions to answer about how and why they failed to stop the fugitives' 13-year run of violence which resulted in 10 murders – including the killing of a police officer and a series of attacks on Turkish immigrants – 14 bank robberies and at least two nailbomb attacks. The toll could rise as investigators reopen dozens of unsolved cases dating back to 1998. … [Read more...] about How could German neo-Nazi killers have evaded police for 13 years?