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Slashdot Items Tagged "disaster"

Date / TimeStory
Saturday April 05, 2014 @05:44PM Under Revised Quake Estimates, Dozens of Nuclear Reactors Face Problems
Friday April 04, 2014 @09:37PM Most Expensive Aviation Search: $53 Million To Find Flight MH370
Thursday April 03, 2014 @01:21PM How a 'Seismic Cloak' Could Slow Down an Earthquake
Wednesday April 02, 2014 @03:08AM 8.2 Earthquake Off the Coast of Chile, Tsunami Triggered
Saturday March 29, 2014 @01:39AM Geologists Warned of Washington State Mudslides For Decades
Sunday March 23, 2014 @10:38AM French, Chinese Satellite Images May Show Malaysian Jet Debris
Friday March 21, 2014 @06:10PM It Was the Worst Industrial Disaster In US History, and We Learned Nothing
Monday March 17, 2014 @12:32AM Forests Around Chernobyl Aren't Decaying Properly
Tuesday March 11, 2014 @06:56PM The $100,000 Device That Could Have Solved Missing Plane Mystery
Tuesday March 11, 2014 @12:36PM Japan Marks 3rd Anniversary of Tsunami Disaster
Tuesday March 11, 2014 @08:27AM China Deploys Satellites In Search For Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight
Sunday March 09, 2014 @02:01PM 3 Years Later: A Fukushima Worker's Eyewitness Story
Saturday March 08, 2014 @10:51PM 20 Freescale Semiconductor Employees On Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight
Monday March 03, 2014 @11:03AM Oil From the Exxon Valdez Spill Still Lingers On Alaska Beaches
Saturday March 01, 2014 @11:49AM Vodafone Foundation Launches Cell Site In a Backpack
Thursday January 16, 2014 @02:24PM Previously-Unseen Photos of Challenger Disaster Appear Online
Thursday January 02, 2014 @11:00AM Helicopter Rescue For All Passengers Aboard Antarctic Research Ship
Sunday December 29, 2013 @05:33PM Australian Icebreaker Tries To Get Through To Stranded Antarctic Research Ship
Thursday December 26, 2013 @09:21AM Scientists Predict Earthquake's Location and Strength
Tuesday December 24, 2013 @11:56AM 2013: an Ominous Year For Warnings and Predictions
Thursday December 05, 2013 @09:20AM The Status of the Fukushima Clean-Up
Saturday November 16, 2013 @07:12PM Scientists Propose Satellite Early Warning System For Forest Fires
Thursday November 14, 2013 @11:03AM We're Safe From the Latest SARS-Like Disease...For the Moment
Thursday November 07, 2013 @04:28PM Internet Archive's San Francisco Home Badly Damaged By Fire
Sunday November 03, 2013 @09:18PM Indonesian Erruption Forces Evacuation of 1300
Thursday October 03, 2013 @08:59AM Fukushima Leak Traced To Overflow Tank Built On a Slope
Thursday September 26, 2013 @08:05AM Twitter Launches Emergency Alerts
Wednesday September 18, 2013 @11:07AM Abandoned UK National Health Service IT System Has Cost $16bn... So Far
Monday September 09, 2013 @11:50AM Fixing Fukushima's Water Problem
Friday August 23, 2013 @08:25PM Search For Evi Nemeth Continues
Thursday August 22, 2013 @11:27AM Fukushima Actually "Much Worse" Than So Far Disclosed, Say Experts
Tuesday August 06, 2013 @11:42AM Fukishima Springs Water Leak
Tuesday July 30, 2013 @09:25AM Second SFO Disaster Avoided Seconds Before Crash
Tuesday July 16, 2013 @02:17PM Hurricane Sandy a 1-in-700-Year Event Says NASA Study
Friday July 12, 2013 @06:04PM Gladwell's Culture & Air Crashes Analysis Badly Flawed
Friday July 12, 2013 @05:57PM Container Ship Breaks In Two, Sinks
Tuesday July 09, 2013 @10:40AM Malcolm Gladwell On Culture and Airplane Crashes
Tuesday July 09, 2013 @08:59AM Boeing 777 Crashes At San Francisco Airport
Tuesday July 09, 2013 @08:03AM Detroit's Emergency Dispatch System Fails
Saturday June 29, 2013 @11:02AM Unix Guru Evi Nemeth Missing, Feared Lost At Sea
Friday May 03, 2013 @11:31PM In Sandy-Struck NJ Town, Verizon Goes All Wireless, No Copper
Thursday January 31, 2013 @09:26AM Oil Detection Methods Miss Important Class of Chemicals
Thursday January 17, 2013 @05:55PM New Microsoft App To Coordinate Disaster-Relief Efforts
Tuesday January 08, 2013 @09:18AM Researchers Seek to Use Drones For Brushfire Forecasting
Saturday December 22, 2012 @08:20PM Asteroid 2011 AG5 Will Miss Earth In 2040
Tuesday December 11, 2012 @09:09AM US Nuclear Industry Plans "Rescue Wagon" To Avert Meltdowns
Monday November 26, 2012 @11:13PM Datagram Recovers From 'Apocalyptic' Flooding During Sandy
Thursday November 15, 2012 @10:10AM Fukushima Ocean Radiation Won't Quit
Sunday November 04, 2012 @02:06PM New Jersey Residents Displaced By Storm Can Vote By Email
Friday November 02, 2012 @07:26PM Con Ed Says NYC Datacenters Should Get Power Saturday
Thursday November 01, 2012 @03:23PM NYC Data Center Needs Focus On Fuel
Thursday November 01, 2012 @02:47PM Fisker Hybrids Get Bad Karma From Superstorm Sandy
Wednesday October 31, 2012 @11:51AM NYC Data Centers Struggle To Recover After Sandy
Monday October 22, 2012 @12:34PM Scientists Who Failed to Warn of Quake Found Guilty of Manslaughter
Sunday October 21, 2012 @10:06PM Scientists Link Deep Wells To Deadly Spanish Quake
Thursday September 13, 2012 @08:50AM Around 200,000 Tons of Deep Water Horizon Oil and Gas Consumed By Bacteria
Monday September 10, 2012 @01:13PM Following FEMA's Zombie Preparedness Plan Could Land You On Terrorist List
Friday September 07, 2012 @07:26PM Mt. Fuji May Be Close To Erupting
Sunday September 02, 2012 @07:55PM Twitter Based "Ted" System Warns of Earthquakes Earlier
Saturday September 01, 2012 @05:21PM Ask Slashdot: Ad-Hoc Wireless Mesh Network For Emergency Vehicles?
Thursday August 30, 2012 @08:08AM Japan Considers '911' Calls From Twitter, Social Networks
Wednesday August 29, 2012 @11:04AM Wave Glider Robot Helps Forecast Hurricane Isaac's Path
Tuesday August 28, 2012 @09:52AM Ask Slashdot: Rescuing a PC That's Been Hit By Scammers?
Thursday August 23, 2012 @05:23PM Hurricane Could Make a Mess of Republican Convention
Tuesday August 21, 2012 @12:40PM "Knitted" Wi-Fi Routers Create Failover Network For First Responders
Tuesday August 21, 2012 @08:32AM How Technology Might Avert an Apocalypse
Tuesday August 21, 2012 @08:22AM The Panic Over Fukushima
Thursday August 16, 2012 @01:12PM Ask Slashdot: Protecting Data From a Carrington Event?
Tuesday August 14, 2012 @08:26AM "Severe Abnormalities" Found In Fukushima Butterflies
Thursday August 09, 2012 @03:10PM For Much of the World, Demand For Water Outstrips Supply
Thursday August 09, 2012 @08:24AM Could a Category 5 Hurricane Take Down East Coast Data Centers?
Saturday June 23, 2012 @08:38PM Fires Sparked By Utah Target Shooters Prompt Evacuations
Saturday June 23, 2012 @12:10PM Laser Treatment For Earth-Bound Asteroids
Monday June 18, 2012 @05:00AM Ask Slashdot: How To Evacuate a Network
Friday June 08, 2012 @08:20PM OpenRelief Project Launches Disaster Drone Project at LinuxCon Japan
Sunday June 03, 2012 @01:35AM Canadian Agency Investigates US Air Crash
Thursday May 10, 2012 @09:36AM Russian Superjet 100 Crashes During Demo Flight, Killing All Aboard
Friday April 06, 2012 @11:29PM Data Safety In a Time of Natural Disasters
Thursday April 05, 2012 @04:56PM World Is Ignoring Most Important Lesson From Fukushima
Saturday March 31, 2012 @03:55PM Why Onagawa Nuclear Power Station Survived the Tsunami
Friday March 30, 2012 @11:04PM JAXA Creates Camera That Can See Radiation
Tuesday March 27, 2012 @11:05AM 'Frothy Gunk' From Deepwater Horizon Spill Harming Coral
Thursday March 08, 2012 @09:10AM What To Do About an Asteroid That Has a 1 In 625 Chance of Hitting Us In 2040?
Friday March 02, 2012 @07:30PM One In Eight Chance of a Financially Catastrophic Solar Storm By 2020
Tuesday February 28, 2012 @09:20AM Facebook Tests 'Safe' User Tag For Disasters
Saturday February 25, 2012 @04:13PM NRC Releases Audio of Fukushima Disaster
Friday February 24, 2012 @08:19PM Hard Drive Shortage Relief Coming In Q1 2012
Thursday February 16, 2012 @05:29PM US Seismologist Testifies Against Scientists In Quake-Prediction Case
Wednesday February 08, 2012 @11:30AM NRC Emails Reveal Confusion In Aftermath of Fukushima
Tuesday February 07, 2012 @09:22AM Air Guns Shake Up Earthquake Monitoring
Tuesday January 24, 2012 @10:15PM The High-Radiation Lives and Risks of Nuclear-Nomad Subcontractors
Friday January 20, 2012 @11:56PM Endoscopic Exam of Fukushima Reactor
Friday January 20, 2012 @10:18AM What To Do With a 1,000 Foot Wrecked Cruise Ship?
Tuesday January 17, 2012 @09:22AM Radioactive Concrete From Fukushima Found In New Construction
Friday January 13, 2012 @07:44PM The Doomsday Clock Is Moved Closer To Midnight
Sunday January 08, 2012 @12:00PM Where Were the Robots In Fukushima Crisis?
Saturday January 07, 2012 @03:27AM NetApp, Lenovo Raise Prices, Citing Thailand Flooding Effects
Thursday December 29, 2011 @10:52AM Melting Glaciers Cutting Peru Water Supply
Tuesday December 27, 2011 @10:04AM Report Condemns Japan's Response To Nuclear Accident
Thursday December 22, 2011 @09:30AM Hard Drive Prices Slide As Thai Flood Aftermath Subsides
Tuesday December 20, 2011 @09:58AM Software Bug Caused Qantas Airbus A330 To Nose-Dive
Tuesday December 20, 2011 @09:25AM Hard Drive Makers Slash Warranties
Friday December 16, 2011 @12:26PM Fukushima Finally Reaches Cold Shutdown
Thursday December 15, 2011 @08:50AM Japanese Use Wild Monkeys To Track Radiation
Friday December 09, 2011 @10:40PM PC Makers Run Short of Popular Drives
Thursday December 08, 2011 @10:18AM Wielding Supercomputers To Make High-Stakes Predictions
Friday December 02, 2011 @07:03PM Using Toads to Predict Earthquakes
Thursday December 01, 2011 @09:09AM Stephen Wolfram Joins The Life Boat Foundation and Bets On Singularity
Thursday December 01, 2011 @03:33AM UK Plans Space Based Radar System
Friday November 25, 2011 @06:58PM Worldwide Support For Nuclear Power Drops
Friday November 18, 2011 @01:42AM All French Nuclear Reactors Deemed Unsafe
Thursday November 17, 2011 @06:35PM The $443 Million Smallpox Vaccine That Nobody Needs
Thursday November 10, 2011 @03:06PM Failures Mark First National Test of Emergency Alert System
Monday November 07, 2011 @01:14AM FEMA, FCC Hope To Forestall Panic Over National Emergency Alert
Tuesday November 01, 2011 @08:24AM Boston Dynamics' PETMAN Humanoid On Video
Sunday October 30, 2011 @07:37PM Ohio Emergency Responders Stage Mock Zombie Invasion
Sunday October 30, 2011 @07:28PM Droughts Linked To Global Warming
Thursday October 27, 2011 @03:18AM Fukushima's Fallout Worse Than Thought
Thursday October 27, 2011 @01:43AM Why Economic Models Are Always Wrong
Tuesday October 25, 2011 @12:15PM Why So Many Crashes of Bee-Carrying Trucks?
Tuesday October 25, 2011 @08:48AM Nationwide Test of the Emergency Broadcast System
Friday October 21, 2011 @07:30PM Ask Slashdot: Radiation Detection For Tokyo Resident?
Friday October 21, 2011 @06:24PM Retailers Respond To HDD Squeeze By Limiting Purchases, Raising Prices
Thursday October 20, 2011 @08:05AM Flooding Takes Major Hard Drive Plant Offline; Shortages Predicted
Tuesday October 18, 2011 @08:24AM Comet Nearly Hit Earth? Not So Fast
Thursday October 13, 2011 @09:15AM Grooved Disk Spinner Cleans Up: $1M For Winner of Oil Recovery Challenge
Wednesday October 05, 2011 @11:25AM Could Electron Counts Detect Major Earthquakes?
Tuesday October 04, 2011 @11:50AM Airline Offering Plane Crash Survival Course to Frequent Flyers
Tuesday October 04, 2011 @02:50AM Japan Re-Opens Some Towns Near Fukushima
Friday September 16, 2011 @10:41PM James Gosling Report of Reno Air Crash
Sunday September 11, 2011 @09:06AM Marking 10 Years Since 9/11/2001
Thursday September 08, 2011 @08:58AM Fukushima and Chernobyl Side-by-Side
Thursday September 08, 2011 @08:36AM Find My IPhone Used To Locate Plane Crash In Chile
Saturday August 27, 2011 @08:48PM Low-Cost DIY Cell Network Runs On Solar
Friday August 26, 2011 @08:24PM Hurricane Irene Prompts Unprecedented Evacuation of NYC
Friday August 26, 2011 @08:21PM 5.8 Earthquake Hits East Coast of the US
Thursday August 25, 2011 @02:01PM Hurricane Irene Threatens US Northeast; Cover Your Assets
Saturday July 23, 2011 @11:47AM Bullet Train Derails In China
Friday July 01, 2011 @04:21PM How Japan's Data Centers Survived the Earthquake
Monday June 27, 2011 @09:01PM Wildfire Threatens Los Alamos Labs
Friday June 10, 2011 @11:12AM English City Council "Not Ready" for Zombie Attack
Tuesday June 07, 2011 @05:07PM Japan Doubles Fukushima Radiation Leak Estimate
Friday June 03, 2011 @06:49PM Tornado Risk Seen For Social Security Data Center
Thursday June 02, 2011 @02:30PM Senior Citizens Lining Up to Tackle Fukushima
Sunday May 29, 2011 @12:11AM Cleaning Up Japan's Radioactive Mess With Blue Goo
Friday May 27, 2011 @06:41PM Flight 447 'Black Box' Decoded
Thursday May 19, 2011 @02:07PM CDC Warns of 'Zombie Apocalypse' (Among Other Disasters)
Wednesday May 18, 2011 @02:06AM Fukushima Meltdown Might Have Come With Earthquake, Not Tsunami
Friday May 13, 2011 @04:44AM Engineers Find Nuclear Meltdown At Fukushima Plant
Tuesday May 10, 2011 @06:22PM Cellphones Get Government Chips For Disaster Alert
Sunday May 01, 2011 @02:17PM AF 447 Flight Recorder Found In the Atlantic
Saturday April 30, 2011 @08:36AM NASA Satellite Shows Southern Tornadoes From Space
Sunday April 24, 2011 @12:54PM Japanese Government Will Censor Fukushima "Illegal Information"
Friday April 22, 2011 @10:55PM Mitigating Fukushima's Dangers, 42 Days In
Tuesday April 12, 2011 @06:48PM Fukushima: What Happened and What Needs To Be Done
Friday April 08, 2011 @05:44PM 30 Years To Clean Up Fukushima Dai-Ichi
Thursday April 07, 2011 @10:33PM Fukushima Radiation Levels High, But Leak Plugged
Monday April 04, 2011 @11:41AM Robots Find Wreckage of AF447
Monday April 04, 2011 @04:53AM Crack In Fukushima Structure May Be Leaking Radiation
Sunday April 03, 2011 @07:45PM China Detects 10 Cases of Radiation Contamination, 2 In Hospital
Thursday March 31, 2011 @04:28PM It's World Backup Day
Tuesday March 29, 2011 @11:50PM Nuclear Crisis Stopped Time In Japan
Tuesday March 29, 2011 @09:14PM BP Loses Laptop With Oil-Spill Claimants' Personal Info
Tuesday March 29, 2011 @07:37PM Things Get Worse at Fukushima
Friday March 25, 2011 @04:25AM Fukushima Radioactive Fallout Nears Chernobyl Levels
Thursday March 24, 2011 @01:23PM Carriers Delay Paying Japan's Texting Donations
Tuesday March 22, 2011 @11:29AM A New Class of Nuclear Reactors
Tuesday March 22, 2011 @10:27AM A Look At the World's Dwindling Food Supply
Sunday March 20, 2011 @12:13AM Michio Kaku's Dark Prediction For the End of Moore's Law
Saturday March 19, 2011 @07:48PM Japan Reluctant To Disclose Drone Footage of Fukushima Plant
Saturday March 19, 2011 @12:28PM 8.8 Earthquake Near Japanese Coast
Saturday March 19, 2011 @12:25PM Ask Slashdot: How Prepared Are You For a Major Emergency?
Friday March 18, 2011 @11:09PM Geologists Say California May Be Next
Friday March 18, 2011 @11:49AM Heroism Is Part of a Nuclear Worker's Job
Thursday March 17, 2011 @08:06PM Airbus Faces Charges Over 2009 Rio-Paris Crash
Thursday March 17, 2011 @03:57PM Further Updates On Post-Tsumami Japan
Wednesday March 16, 2011 @11:57AM Japan Earthquake May Have Shifted Earth's Axis
Wednesday March 16, 2011 @12:16AM US Military Blocks Websites To Free Up Bandwidth
Tuesday March 15, 2011 @05:43PM Net Sees Earthquake Damage, Routes Around It
Saturday March 12, 2011 @08:12AM Tsunami Warnings Now Faster, More Accurate
Saturday March 12, 2011 @06:48AM Nuclear Emergency Declared At 2 Plants In Japan
Wednesday March 09, 2011 @12:22AM Website Devoted to Makeshift Toilets After Earthquake
Friday October 22, 2010 @07:08AM Giant Lab Replicates Category 3 Hurricanes
Monday August 02, 2010 @12:36PM Chernobyl Area Survey Finds Lasting Problems For Wildlife
Sunday July 18, 2010 @04:35PM IEEE Looks At Kevin Costner's Oil Cleanup Machines
Tuesday July 06, 2010 @08:24AM Ban On Photographing Near Gulf Oil Booms
Sunday July 04, 2010 @04:23AM Oil Means More Arsenic In Seawater
Sunday June 06, 2010 @11:14AM Quantifying, and Dealing With, the Deepwater Spill
Friday June 04, 2010 @06:58PM Giant Guatemalan 'Sinkhole' Is Worse Than We Thought
Wednesday June 02, 2010 @02:46AM BP Says "Top Kill" Operation Has Failed
Tuesday June 01, 2010 @09:36AM BP Prepares Complex "Top Kill" Bid To Plug Well
Saturday May 15, 2010 @11:50AM Taiwanese Researchers Plug RFIDs As Disaster Recovery Aids
Friday May 14, 2010 @03:23AM Gulf Gusher Worst Case Scenario
Wednesday May 12, 2010 @03:26AM Oil Leak Could Be Stopped With a Nuke
Monday May 03, 2010 @06:07PM How Bad Is the Gulf Coast Oil Spill?
Thursday January 14, 2010 @12:26PM Disaster Recovery For Haiti's Cell Phone Networks

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