Day: March 14, 2014

Curiosity about Mars

By Sanne van den Tol UCR Class of 2016 Coming up on the 10th anniversary of the first successful U.S. rover to land on Mars, the past missions have led to surprising scientific discoveries as well as fodder for the hope that humans may one day walk on Mars. In 2004 the rovers Spirit and…

The Aftershock of the 2004 South Asian Tsunami

By Vincent de Ruiter Staff Writer On December 26, 2004, the lives of those who call the Indian Ocean home were dramatically changed in merely seven minutes. The 9.0 magnitude earthquake, with its epicenter in the west coast of Sumatra (an Indonesia island), had as much force as 23,000 Hiroshima atomic bombs. This shift in…

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