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Slashdot Items Tagged "disaster"

Date / TimeStory
Tuesday January 27, 2015 @10:30AM Davos 2015: Less Innovation, More Regulation, More Unrest. Run Away!
Sunday January 11, 2015 @09:21AM AirAsia QZ8501 Black Box Found
Tuesday December 30, 2014 @11:40AM Debris, Bodies Recovered From AirAsia Flight 8501
Monday December 29, 2014 @12:53PM Belize's "Blue Hole" Reveals Clues To Maya's Demise
Monday December 29, 2014 @12:30PM AirAsia Flight Goes Missing Between Indonesia and Singapore
Tuesday November 11, 2014 @12:44PM Fukushima Radiation Nears California Coast, Judged Harmless
Tuesday November 04, 2014 @08:44AM Some Virgin Galactic Customers Demand Money Back
Tuesday November 04, 2014 @08:32AM Japan's Annual Nuclear Drill Highlights Problems
Saturday November 01, 2014 @11:54PM Space Tourism Isn't Worth Dying For
Saturday November 01, 2014 @03:35PM SpaceShipTwo Pilot Named; Branson Vows To 'Move Forward Together'
Thursday October 30, 2014 @07:20AM Ebola Forecast: Scientists Release Updated Projections and Tracking Maps
Monday October 27, 2014 @12:39PM Century Old Antarctic Expedition Notebook Found Underneath Ice
Monday October 27, 2014 @12:15PM Pentagon Builds Units To Transport Ebola Patients
Saturday October 18, 2014 @11:41PM Canada Will Ship 800 Doses of Experimental Ebola Drug to WHO
Friday October 17, 2014 @06:22PM Facebook 'Safety Check' Lets Friends Know You're OK After a Major Disaster
Monday October 13, 2014 @01:44AM First Man To Walk In Space Reveals How Mission Nearly Ended In Disaster
Sunday October 12, 2014 @09:08AM Texas Health Worker Tests Positive For Ebola
Saturday October 11, 2014 @04:06PM Experts Decry Randomized Ebola Treatment Trials As Unethical, Impractical
Saturday September 27, 2014 @02:08PM Japan's Mt. Ontake Erupts, Stranding Hundreds of Hikers
Friday September 26, 2014 @09:25PM Underwater Landslide May Have Doubled 2011 Japanese Tsunami
Friday August 29, 2014 @06:29PM Anti-Ebola Drug ZMapp Makes Clean Sweep: 18 of 18 Monkeys Survive Infection
Sunday August 24, 2014 @01:38PM Slashdot Asks: How Prepared Are You For an Earthquake?
Sunday August 24, 2014 @07:58AM Magnitude 6.0 Quake Hits Northern California, Causing Injuries and Outages
Tuesday August 19, 2014 @07:39AM Ebola Quarantine Center In Liberia Looted
Sunday August 10, 2014 @07:03PM Toxic Algae Threatens Florida's Gulf Coast
Sunday August 10, 2014 @02:52PM Ask Slashdot: Can Tech Help Monitor or Mitigate a Mine-Flooded Ecosystem?
Thursday August 07, 2014 @02:46PM TEPCO: Nearly All Nuclear Fuel Melted At Fukushima No. 3 Reactor
Tuesday August 05, 2014 @10:49AM Australia Rebooting Search For MH370
Saturday July 26, 2014 @10:37PM Report: Nuclear Plants Should Focus On Risks Posed By External Events
Friday July 25, 2014 @08:17PM One Trillion Bq Released By Nuclear Debris Removal At Fukushima So Far
Friday July 25, 2014 @06:11PM The Truth About Solar Storms
Monday May 19, 2014 @02:31PM Fujitsu Is Growing Radiation-Free Lettuce In Japan's Fukushima Prefecture
Friday May 16, 2014 @07:35AM For US Customers, Text Access To 911 Slowly Rolls Out
Thursday May 08, 2014 @11:30AM Feds Issue Emergency Order On Crude Oil Trains
Tuesday May 06, 2014 @07:46AM Chernobyl's Sarcophagus, Redux
Tuesday May 06, 2014 @07:20AM Skepticism Grows Over Claims That MH370 Lies In the Bay of Bengal
Sunday April 20, 2014 @09:47AM 3 Former Astronauts: Earth-Asteroid Collisions Are a Real But Preventable Danger
Saturday April 05, 2014 @04:44PM Under Revised Quake Estimates, Dozens of Nuclear Reactors Face Problems
Friday April 04, 2014 @08:37PM Most Expensive Aviation Search: $53 Million To Find Flight MH370
Thursday April 03, 2014 @12:21PM How a 'Seismic Cloak' Could Slow Down an Earthquake
Wednesday April 02, 2014 @02:08AM 8.2 Earthquake Off the Coast of Chile, Tsunami Triggered
Saturday March 29, 2014 @12:39AM Geologists Warned of Washington State Mudslides For Decades
Sunday March 23, 2014 @09:38AM French, Chinese Satellite Images May Show Malaysian Jet Debris
Friday March 21, 2014 @05:10PM It Was the Worst Industrial Disaster In US History, and We Learned Nothing
Sunday March 16, 2014 @11:32PM Forests Around Chernobyl Aren't Decaying Properly
Tuesday March 11, 2014 @05:56PM The $100,000 Device That Could Have Solved Missing Plane Mystery
Tuesday March 11, 2014 @07:27AM China Deploys Satellites In Search For Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight
Sunday March 09, 2014 @01:01PM 3 Years Later: A Fukushima Worker's Eyewitness Story
Saturday March 08, 2014 @09:51PM 20 Freescale Semiconductor Employees On Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight
Monday March 03, 2014 @10:03AM Oil From the Exxon Valdez Spill Still Lingers On Alaska Beaches
Saturday March 01, 2014 @10:49AM Vodafone Foundation Launches Cell Site In a Backpack
Thursday January 16, 2014 @01:24PM Previously-Unseen Photos of Challenger Disaster Appear Online
Thursday January 02, 2014 @10:00AM Helicopter Rescue For All Passengers Aboard Antarctic Research Ship
Sunday December 29, 2013 @04:33PM Australian Icebreaker Tries To Get Through To Stranded Antarctic Research Ship
Thursday December 26, 2013 @08:21AM Scientists Predict Earthquake's Location and Strength
Tuesday December 24, 2013 @10:56AM 2013: an Ominous Year For Warnings and Predictions
Thursday December 05, 2013 @08:20AM The Status of the Fukushima Clean-Up
Saturday November 16, 2013 @06:12PM Scientists Propose Satellite Early Warning System For Forest Fires
Thursday November 14, 2013 @10:03AM We're Safe From the Latest SARS-Like Disease...For the Moment
Thursday November 07, 2013 @03:28PM Internet Archive's San Francisco Home Badly Damaged By Fire
Sunday November 03, 2013 @08:18PM Indonesian Erruption Forces Evacuation of 1300
Thursday October 03, 2013 @07:59AM Fukushima Leak Traced To Overflow Tank Built On a Slope
Thursday September 26, 2013 @07:05AM Twitter Launches Emergency Alerts
Monday September 09, 2013 @10:50AM Fixing Fukushima's Water Problem
Friday August 23, 2013 @07:25PM Search For Evi Nemeth Continues
Thursday August 22, 2013 @10:27AM Fukushima Actually "Much Worse" Than So Far Disclosed, Say Experts
Tuesday August 06, 2013 @10:42AM Fukishima Springs Water Leak
Tuesday July 30, 2013 @08:25AM Second SFO Disaster Avoided Seconds Before Crash
Tuesday July 16, 2013 @01:17PM Hurricane Sandy a 1-in-700-Year Event Says NASA Study
Friday July 12, 2013 @05:04PM Gladwell's Culture & Air Crashes Analysis Badly Flawed
Friday July 12, 2013 @04:57PM Container Ship Breaks In Two, Sinks
Tuesday July 09, 2013 @09:40AM Malcolm Gladwell On Culture and Airplane Crashes
Tuesday July 09, 2013 @07:59AM Boeing 777 Crashes At San Francisco Airport
Tuesday July 09, 2013 @07:03AM Detroit's Emergency Dispatch System Fails
Saturday June 29, 2013 @10:02AM Unix Guru Evi Nemeth Missing, Feared Lost At Sea
Friday May 03, 2013 @10:31PM In Sandy-Struck NJ Town, Verizon Goes All Wireless, No Copper
Thursday January 31, 2013 @08:26AM Oil Detection Methods Miss Important Class of Chemicals
Thursday January 17, 2013 @04:55PM New Microsoft App To Coordinate Disaster-Relief Efforts
Tuesday January 08, 2013 @08:18AM Researchers Seek to Use Drones For Brushfire Forecasting
Saturday December 22, 2012 @07:20PM Asteroid 2011 AG5 Will Miss Earth In 2040
Tuesday December 11, 2012 @08:09AM US Nuclear Industry Plans "Rescue Wagon" To Avert Meltdowns
Thursday November 15, 2012 @09:10AM Fukushima Ocean Radiation Won't Quit
Sunday November 04, 2012 @01:06PM New Jersey Residents Displaced By Storm Can Vote By Email
Friday November 02, 2012 @06:26PM Con Ed Says NYC Datacenters Should Get Power Saturday
Thursday November 01, 2012 @02:23PM NYC Data Center Needs Focus On Fuel
Thursday November 01, 2012 @01:47PM Fisker Hybrids Get Bad Karma From Superstorm Sandy
Monday October 22, 2012 @11:34AM Scientists Who Failed to Warn of Quake Found Guilty of Manslaughter
Sunday October 21, 2012 @09:06PM Scientists Link Deep Wells To Deadly Spanish Quake
Thursday September 13, 2012 @07:50AM Around 200,000 Tons of Deep Water Horizon Oil and Gas Consumed By Bacteria
Monday September 10, 2012 @12:13PM Following FEMA's Zombie Preparedness Plan Could Land You On Terrorist List
Friday September 07, 2012 @06:26PM Mt. Fuji May Be Close To Erupting
Sunday September 02, 2012 @06:55PM Twitter Based "Ted" System Warns of Earthquakes Earlier
Saturday September 01, 2012 @04:21PM Ask Slashdot: Ad-Hoc Wireless Mesh Network For Emergency Vehicles?
Thursday August 30, 2012 @07:08AM Japan Considers '911' Calls From Twitter, Social Networks
Tuesday August 28, 2012 @08:52AM Ask Slashdot: Rescuing a PC That's Been Hit By Scammers?
Thursday August 23, 2012 @04:23PM Hurricane Could Make a Mess of Republican Convention
Tuesday August 21, 2012 @11:40AM "Knitted" Wi-Fi Routers Create Failover Network For First Responders
Tuesday August 21, 2012 @07:32AM How Technology Might Avert an Apocalypse
Tuesday August 21, 2012 @07:22AM The Panic Over Fukushima
Thursday August 16, 2012 @12:12PM Ask Slashdot: Protecting Data From a Carrington Event?
Tuesday August 14, 2012 @07:26AM "Severe Abnormalities" Found In Fukushima Butterflies
Thursday August 09, 2012 @02:10PM For Much of the World, Demand For Water Outstrips Supply
Thursday August 09, 2012 @07:24AM Could a Category 5 Hurricane Take Down East Coast Data Centers?
Saturday June 23, 2012 @07:38PM Fires Sparked By Utah Target Shooters Prompt Evacuations
Saturday June 23, 2012 @11:10AM Laser Treatment For Earth-Bound Asteroids
Monday June 18, 2012 @04:00AM Ask Slashdot: How To Evacuate a Network
Friday June 08, 2012 @07:20PM OpenRelief Project Launches Disaster Drone Project at LinuxCon Japan
Sunday June 03, 2012 @12:35AM Canadian Agency Investigates US Air Crash
Thursday May 10, 2012 @08:36AM Russian Superjet 100 Crashes During Demo Flight, Killing All Aboard
Friday April 06, 2012 @10:29PM Data Safety In a Time of Natural Disasters
Thursday April 05, 2012 @03:56PM World Is Ignoring Most Important Lesson From Fukushima
Saturday March 31, 2012 @02:55PM Why Onagawa Nuclear Power Station Survived the Tsunami
Friday March 30, 2012 @10:04PM JAXA Creates Camera That Can See Radiation
Tuesday March 27, 2012 @10:05AM 'Frothy Gunk' From Deepwater Horizon Spill Harming Coral
Thursday March 08, 2012 @08:10AM What To Do About an Asteroid That Has a 1 In 625 Chance of Hitting Us In 2040?
Friday March 02, 2012 @06:30PM One In Eight Chance of a Financially Catastrophic Solar Storm By 2020
Tuesday February 28, 2012 @08:20AM Facebook Tests 'Safe' User Tag For Disasters
Saturday February 25, 2012 @03:13PM NRC Releases Audio of Fukushima Disaster
Friday February 24, 2012 @07:19PM Hard Drive Shortage Relief Coming In Q1 2012
Thursday February 16, 2012 @04:29PM US Seismologist Testifies Against Scientists In Quake-Prediction Case
Tuesday February 07, 2012 @08:22AM Air Guns Shake Up Earthquake Monitoring
Tuesday January 24, 2012 @09:15PM The High-Radiation Lives and Risks of Nuclear-Nomad Subcontractors
Friday January 20, 2012 @10:56PM Endoscopic Exam of Fukushima Reactor
Friday January 20, 2012 @09:18AM What To Do With a 1,000 Foot Wrecked Cruise Ship?
Tuesday January 17, 2012 @08:22AM Radioactive Concrete From Fukushima Found In New Construction
Friday January 13, 2012 @06:44PM The Doomsday Clock Is Moved Closer To Midnight
Sunday January 08, 2012 @11:00AM Where Were the Robots In Fukushima Crisis?
Saturday January 07, 2012 @02:27AM NetApp, Lenovo Raise Prices, Citing Thailand Flooding Effects
Thursday December 29, 2011 @09:52AM Melting Glaciers Cutting Peru Water Supply
Tuesday December 27, 2011 @09:04AM Report Condemns Japan's Response To Nuclear Accident
Thursday December 22, 2011 @08:30AM Hard Drive Prices Slide As Thai Flood Aftermath Subsides
Tuesday December 20, 2011 @08:58AM Software Bug Caused Qantas Airbus A330 To Nose-Dive
Tuesday December 20, 2011 @08:25AM Hard Drive Makers Slash Warranties
Friday December 16, 2011 @11:26AM Fukushima Finally Reaches Cold Shutdown
Thursday December 15, 2011 @07:50AM Japanese Use Wild Monkeys To Track Radiation
Friday December 09, 2011 @09:40PM PC Makers Run Short of Popular Drives
Thursday December 08, 2011 @09:18AM Wielding Supercomputers To Make High-Stakes Predictions
Friday December 02, 2011 @06:03PM Using Toads to Predict Earthquakes
Thursday December 01, 2011 @08:09AM Stephen Wolfram Joins The Life Boat Foundation and Bets On Singularity
Thursday December 01, 2011 @02:33AM UK Plans Space Based Radar System
Friday November 25, 2011 @05:58PM Worldwide Support For Nuclear Power Drops
Friday November 18, 2011 @12:42AM All French Nuclear Reactors Deemed Unsafe
Thursday November 17, 2011 @05:35PM The $443 Million Smallpox Vaccine That Nobody Needs
Thursday November 10, 2011 @02:06PM Failures Mark First National Test of Emergency Alert System
Monday November 07, 2011 @12:14AM FEMA, FCC Hope To Forestall Panic Over National Emergency Alert
Tuesday November 01, 2011 @07:24AM Boston Dynamics' PETMAN Humanoid On Video
Sunday October 30, 2011 @06:37PM Ohio Emergency Responders Stage Mock Zombie Invasion
Sunday October 30, 2011 @06:28PM Droughts Linked To Global Warming
Thursday October 27, 2011 @02:18AM Fukushima's Fallout Worse Than Thought
Thursday October 27, 2011 @12:43AM Why Economic Models Are Always Wrong
Tuesday October 25, 2011 @11:15AM Why So Many Crashes of Bee-Carrying Trucks?
Tuesday October 25, 2011 @07:48AM Nationwide Test of the Emergency Broadcast System
Friday October 21, 2011 @06:30PM Ask Slashdot: Radiation Detection For Tokyo Resident?
Friday October 21, 2011 @05:24PM Retailers Respond To HDD Squeeze By Limiting Purchases, Raising Prices
Thursday October 20, 2011 @07:05AM Flooding Takes Major Hard Drive Plant Offline; Shortages Predicted
Tuesday October 18, 2011 @07:24AM Comet Nearly Hit Earth? Not So Fast
Thursday October 13, 2011 @08:15AM Grooved Disk Spinner Cleans Up: $1M For Winner of Oil Recovery Challenge
Wednesday October 05, 2011 @10:25AM Could Electron Counts Detect Major Earthquakes?
Tuesday October 04, 2011 @10:50AM Airline Offering Plane Crash Survival Course to Frequent Flyers
Tuesday October 04, 2011 @01:50AM Japan Re-Opens Some Towns Near Fukushima
Friday September 16, 2011 @09:41PM James Gosling Report of Reno Air Crash
Sunday September 11, 2011 @08:06AM Marking 10 Years Since 9/11/2001
Thursday September 08, 2011 @07:58AM Fukushima and Chernobyl Side-by-Side
Thursday September 08, 2011 @07:36AM Find My IPhone Used To Locate Plane Crash In Chile
Saturday August 27, 2011 @07:48PM Low-Cost DIY Cell Network Runs On Solar
Friday August 26, 2011 @07:24PM Hurricane Irene Prompts Unprecedented Evacuation of NYC
Friday August 26, 2011 @07:21PM 5.8 Earthquake Hits East Coast of the US
Thursday August 25, 2011 @01:01PM Hurricane Irene Threatens US Northeast; Cover Your Assets
Saturday July 23, 2011 @10:47AM Bullet Train Derails In China
Friday July 01, 2011 @03:21PM How Japan's Data Centers Survived the Earthquake
Monday June 27, 2011 @08:01PM Wildfire Threatens Los Alamos Labs
Friday June 10, 2011 @10:12AM English City Council "Not Ready" for Zombie Attack
Tuesday June 07, 2011 @04:07PM Japan Doubles Fukushima Radiation Leak Estimate
Friday June 03, 2011 @05:49PM Tornado Risk Seen For Social Security Data Center
Thursday June 02, 2011 @01:30PM Senior Citizens Lining Up to Tackle Fukushima
Saturday May 28, 2011 @11:11PM Cleaning Up Japan's Radioactive Mess With Blue Goo
Friday May 27, 2011 @05:41PM Flight 447 'Black Box' Decoded
Thursday May 19, 2011 @01:07PM CDC Warns of 'Zombie Apocalypse' (Among Other Disasters)
Wednesday May 18, 2011 @01:06AM Fukushima Meltdown Might Have Come With Earthquake, Not Tsunami
Friday May 13, 2011 @03:44AM Engineers Find Nuclear Meltdown At Fukushima Plant
Tuesday May 10, 2011 @05:22PM Cellphones Get Government Chips For Disaster Alert
Sunday May 01, 2011 @01:17PM AF 447 Flight Recorder Found In the Atlantic
Saturday April 30, 2011 @07:36AM NASA Satellite Shows Southern Tornadoes From Space
Sunday April 24, 2011 @11:54AM Japanese Government Will Censor Fukushima "Illegal Information"
Friday April 22, 2011 @09:55PM Mitigating Fukushima's Dangers, 42 Days In
Tuesday April 12, 2011 @05:48PM Fukushima: What Happened and What Needs To Be Done
Friday April 08, 2011 @04:44PM 30 Years To Clean Up Fukushima Dai-Ichi
Thursday April 07, 2011 @09:33PM Fukushima Radiation Levels High, But Leak Plugged
Monday April 04, 2011 @10:41AM Robots Find Wreckage of AF447
Monday April 04, 2011 @03:53AM Crack In Fukushima Structure May Be Leaking Radiation
Sunday April 03, 2011 @06:45PM China Detects 10 Cases of Radiation Contamination, 2 In Hospital
Thursday March 31, 2011 @03:28PM It's World Backup Day
Tuesday March 29, 2011 @10:50PM Nuclear Crisis Stopped Time In Japan
Tuesday March 29, 2011 @08:14PM BP Loses Laptop With Oil-Spill Claimants' Personal Info
Tuesday March 29, 2011 @06:37PM Things Get Worse at Fukushima
Friday March 25, 2011 @03:25AM Fukushima Radioactive Fallout Nears Chernobyl Levels
Thursday March 24, 2011 @12:23PM Carriers Delay Paying Japan's Texting Donations
Tuesday March 22, 2011 @10:29AM A New Class of Nuclear Reactors
Tuesday March 22, 2011 @09:27AM A Look At the World's Dwindling Food Supply
Saturday March 19, 2011 @11:13PM Michio Kaku's Dark Prediction For the End of Moore's Law

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