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Seattle, Washington. Photo by Rattlhed, Wikipedia Commons.
Seattle, Washington. Photo by Rattlhed, Wikipedia Commons.


Estimating Earthquake Frequency And Patterns In Puget Lowland

The hazard posed by large earthquakes is difficult to estimate because they often occur hundreds to thousands of years apart. Because written records for the Puget Lowland of northwestern Washington cover less than 170 years, the size and frequency of the largest and oldest earthquakes on the Seattle and Tacoma faults are unknown. Past earthquakes […]

International Space Station
International Space Station


EU Courts Support For Space Code Of Conduct – Analysis

By Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan and Daniel A. Porras The attempt at global governance of outer space has been gaining momentum in recent years. There are multiple efforts underway — the European Union-proposed International Code of Conduct for Outer Space Activities, the Russia- and China-proposed draft Treaty on the Prevention of the Placement of Weapons in […]

FBI badge and service pistol
FBI badge and service pistol


FBI Warns Driverless Cars Could Become New ‘Lethal Weapon’ For Terrorists

Self-driving cars are being assessed as a “game changing” vehicle and a potential “lethal weapon” according to an internal FBI report, and could be exploited by criminals or terrorists seeking to program explosive-stuffed cars to be self-driving bombs. The report was obtained by the Guardian after the newspaper made a public records request. FBI predictions […]