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2018 Indonesia Earthquake That Killed 2,000 Traveled At 'Forbidden' Speed

The 7.5 magnitude earthquake that hit Indonesia in September 2018 killed more than 2,000 people. Researchers who studied this supershear event revealed why the quake was so powerful.

Earth/Environment February 5, 2019

Boeing's Futuristic Force Field May Deflect Potential Damage From Explosion Shock Waves: Here's How

Force fields may soon become a reality, thanks to information in Boeing's patent application. How do they work, and how effective can they be?

March 23, 2015

Speeding star shocks neighbors...but won't get speeding ticket

Kappa Cassiopeiae is traveling through space so quickly, it is building a shock wave in front of its path. This has been shown in a stunning new photo from the Spitzer Space Telescope.

Space February 21, 2014

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