In a recent study, an A.I. system was shown to be more accurate than current methods at detecting earthquakes, and may help bring scientists and seismologists closer to the elusive goal of earthquake prediction.
New research from Stanford University suggests that we may soon be able to leverage those fiber optic networks not only to deliver high-speed connectivity, but also to continuously monitor and study earthquakes.
Millions of smartphones across Tokyo started beeping in unison on Monday after a quake-alert app warned them that a huge tremor was about to strike. It was, however, sent in error, sparking unnecessary panic among those expecting the worst.
Following a statement announcing the delay of six camera bodies, Sony has shared that its flagship 70-200mm f/2.8 GM OSS telephoto zoom lens will be delayed by four months, pushing its release back to Q4 of 2016.
Google has announced a new partneship with the U.S. Geological Survey to add detailed earthquake information to its search results. Google says this will allow people to get timely information to help them stay safe.
Google and Verizon have, with a combination of tools and fee waivers, made it easier to contact victims of the Japan and Ecuador earthquakes. They're also contributing to the relief efforts in both countries.
When the ground starts shaking, sensors in this earthquake-proof bed detect the movement, triggering a sort of trapdoor-like effect, where the mattress drops into a box with supplies and a lid closes over top of you.
in a recent blog post, the social media giant has explained how the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) has begun relying on Twitter and tweets to track and detect earthquakes with surprising accuracy and efficiency.
There's no way to predict earthquakes, but if one is about a strike, there are ways to send out an alert a few seconds before. Those few seconds can make a lot of difference, which is why Brinco wants everyone to have a personalized…
The desk is composed of steel and wood, and its structure is what keeps it from collapsing under more than a ton of weight. In the event of an earthquake, students could use the furniture as a form of shelter.