An international team of geophysicists predicted that in the coming decades in New Zealand there will be a catastrophic earthquake. A study published in the journal Nature.
To such conclusions experts have come to discover that the temperature and pressure in the Alpine fault is much higher than previously expected. On average, every kilometer into the depths of the fault, the temperature rises to 125 degrees Celsius.
These extreme values show that the area of the fault is the transport of matter from the bowels of the planet, which could trigger an earthquake of magnitude higher 8,0.
The strongest earthquake associated with the Alpine fault, occurred in 1717, when the displacement of rocks has occurred on the stretch of about 400 kilometers.
The Alpine fault runs the entire length of the South island of New Zealand. Geological formation represents a site where the dip of the Pacific tectonic plate beneath the Australian.
A group of mathematicians explained the emergence of the grandmothers. According to the theory called "grandmother hypothesis" that menopause is explained by the need to help the younger generation to raise children that increases the chances of further transmission of their genes. However, this theory does not explain when it came grandmother.
At auction in new York sold the official report of the Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin's first flight into space, made in the English language. The lot was sold for 47.5 thousand dollars, it consists of three parts: the title page of the report signed by the astronaut and pictures of him in the suit.
American and German scientists showed that people who do not smoke and are not obese, and moderately drink alcohol, live on average seven years longer than others. A study published in the journal Health Affairs, and briefly about it reports the max Planck Society (Germany).
Former DCS, USA James Clapper believes that the policy of the American President Donald trump may lead to the fact that Russia "will once again be great." He stated this during a security conference held in Colorado, the Associated Press reports.
The Czech automobile brand Skoda, will start Russian sales of the updated model Rapid 22 July. Car liftbacks will be available in four trim levels: Entry, Active, Ambition and Style, as well as a sporty version of Monte Carlo. The updates were made as external shape of the liftback, and its interior.
Deputy Chairman of Russian government Dmitry Rogozin is ready to arrive in Moldova by helicopter or motorbike. "The Prime Minister of Moldova considers that "Rogozin is expected to fly on military aircraft". Well. Then on the Moldovan authorities: a helicopter or motorbike?" — the politician wrote.