The newly-discovered seamount in Guatemala is an incredible 6.3 km (3.93 mi) tall, making it nearly twice the height of the world’s tallest building, the 830-m (2,722-ft) Burj Khalifa in Dubai. The giant seamount, named Benejúder Seamount, was discovered by a team of scientists using a type of sonar imaging used to detect features on the seafloor. The discovery was recently published in the journal Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems.
a Vacation has many benefits for your wellbeing, even before you take the time off. Taking a break from your everyday routine and engaging in a change of pace helps to reduce stress, sharpen mental clarity, and derpive energy. Additionally, planning a vacation can help you to develop better organizational, communication, and problem-solving skills as […]
PEN International is deeply concerned by the reported arrest of Palestinian poet Dareen Tatour on 31 October 2015 by Israeli forces. Tatour, a resident of Reineh village in northern Israel, was arrested on charges of “incitement to violence” and “support for a terror organisation” in relation to a poem she posted online as well as […]
When the capsule containing samples from an asteroid dropped to Earth from outer space, scientists were delighted by what they found. The material was much more pristine than expected, with chemistry and mineralogy indicating the asteroid remains relatively unchanged since it formed 4.5 billion years ago. The sample contained small white grains that were analyzed […]