Carlos Labs Uses Google Maps To Show Fallout From North Korean Nuke


The red is a thermal radius.

North Korea’s aiming their test missile near Hawaii. The US military says they can protect the islands, and locals aren’t too worried, but if something happens, the thermal, shockwave and radioactive fallout will look something like this.


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Amazing NASA Photo Of A Volcanic Eruption

Amazing NASA Photo Of A Volcanic Eruption

Photo of volcanic eruption taken from space 

A fortuitous orbit of the International Space Station allowed the astronauts this striking view of Sarychev Volcano (Kuril Islands, northeast of Japan) in an early stage of eruption on June 12, 2009. Sarychev Peak is one of the most active volcanoes in the Kuril Island chain, and it is located on the northwestern end of Matua Island. Prior to June 12, the last explosive eruption occurred in 1989, with eruptions in 1986, 1976, 1954, and 1946 also producing lava flows. Ash from the multi-day eruption has been detected 2,407 kilometers east-southeast and 926 kilometers west-northwest of the volcano, and commercial airline flights are being diverted away from the region to minimize the danger of engine failures from ash intake.

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Amazing Photo Of Stealth Bomber Approaching Sound Barrier

Amazing Photo Of Stealth Bomber Approaching Sound Barrier 

The blur is a visible condensation cloud that often occurs close to the speed of the sound barrier as the B-2 Spirit bomber breaks the sound barrier during a flight over California.

It looks like a fish out of water – but this airborne killing machine is right at home as it soars above the Californian desert.  This amazing picture is of a U.S. military Stealth Bomber quite literally building up steam as it approaches the sound barrier.

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Why Traffic Jams Occur


Traffic that grinds to a halt and then restarts for no apparent reason is one of the biggest causes of frustration for drivers. Now a team of Japanese researchers has recreated the phenomenon on a test-track for the first time.The mathematical theory behind these so-called “shockwave” jams was developed more than 15 years ago using models that show jams appear from nowhere on roads carrying their maximum capacity of free-flowing traffic – typically triggered by a single driver slowing down.

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