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Scientists propose to blow up a nuclear bomb in Yellowstone to prevent a catastrophic volcanic eruption

Scientists propose to blow up a nuclear bomb in Yellowstone to prevent a catastrophic volcanic eruption 86

Do not be surprised, this is indeed so, and scientists are proposing to explode a nuclear charge in the caldera of the supervolcano in order to “blow off steam” and prevent a more powerful and catastrophic natural eruption for the entire planet.

Highlights

– Scientists believe that the Yellowstone supervolcano will soon “delight” the world with another eruption.
“The volcanologist said a nuclear bomb explosion could prevent a powerful eruption.”
– Starting a minor eruption can reduce magma accumulation.
– The USGS has already conducted experiments to activate the volcano by detonating a nuclear charge

The volcanologist shared his extreme plan on how to stop the violent eruption of the Yellowstone Super Volcano. His plan involves dropping a small nuclear bomb into the magma chamber of the volcano.

The Yellowstone Caldera is a massive volcano located in Yellowstone National Park. It is known that a supervolcano erupts every 600,000 – 800,000 years. Since the last major eruption occurred 630 thousand years ago, many scientists believe that the volcano is “expired” for a new powerful eruption.

Given the size of a supervolcano, a major eruption will have radical and devastating consequences. But, according to volcanologist Craig McClarren, there is a way that can prevent a powerful eruption – by minimizing its intensity.

McClarren proposes using a remotely controlled rig for drilling in Yellowstone’s magma chamber, which will cause a minor eruption and ease the pressure that builds up within the supervolcano.

If the drilling process does not cause an eruption of the volcano, then it should be provoked using a small nuclear bomb placed in the magma chamber.

“I would have a remotely controlled drilling rig drilling a magma camera,” McClarren wrote. “If this were not enough to cause an eruption, I would drop the smallest nuclear bomb in the US arsenal and detonate it”

According to the volcanologist, the explosion of a powerful bomb inside the volcano will lead to the depressurization of magma accumulating under it. Although his plan is not likely to prevent a complete eruption, he can minimize its intensity.

“The launch of a catastrophic release of volatile substances through depressurization should lead to an eruption that will be large, but still significantly smaller than what it could have exploded by itself,” he explained.

McClarren explained that his plan is based on the notion that volcanic eruptions can be accurately predicted. He structured his plan based on a hypothetical scenario that Yellowstone was supposed to explode in 10 years, giving local agencies enough time to come up with effective solutions to deal with the upcoming eruption.

Unfortunately, volcanoes are known for their unpredictable nature. Although signs of volcanic activity can be detected several weeks or months before the eruption, it is still not possible to accurately predict when the volcano will erupt.

Michael Pond, a geophysicist at the US Geological Survey and senior fellow at the Yellowstone Volcanological Observatory, was critical of such a plan:

“If you find these crazy schemes somewhat unnerving, please don’t worry – such a plan has zero chance of being implemented!

You see, unlike science fiction stories in which nuclear weapons seem to be the cause and solution of many geological disasters, scientific fact tells us that you are unlikely to cause a Yellowstone cataclysm with nuclear weapons.

How do we know? This is because a similar experiment has already been tried. ”

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Tesla autopilot sensor recorded “ghost” in an empty cemetery

Tesla autopilot sensor recorded "ghost" in an empty cemetery 93

A Tesla electric car with an activated autopilot function recorded an invisible person who allegedly moved around the cemetery. Social network users jokingly noted in the comments that, most likely, this is some new function from Elon Musk, which allows you to see ghosts.

In the United States, a Tesla electric car with an activated autopilot function recorded an invisible person who allegedly moved through a cemetery.

The corresponding video was posted by Twitter user Ovidiu Maciuc.

The recording shows how a silhouette of a man appears on the monitor of an electric car, moving around the cemetery. After that, the driver raises the camera and starts filming the graveyard through the windshield, but there are no people there.

After some time, the “ghost” went in the opposite direction from Tesla and disappeared from the on-board computer screen.

Social network users jokingly noted in the comments that, most likely, this is some new function from Elon Musk, which allows you to see ghosts.

For many though, if you take into account the comments, the video seemed rather creepy. Some even tried to guess what the navigation system actually showed.

Some users thought the system could recognize ghosts. Others refuted this version and said that the reason for all this is an insufficiently accurate sensor, which was used for the equipment of the Tesla car.

Earlier it became known that Tesla electric cars in the near future may receive a new function with which they can talk with pedestrians. For this, American cars will be equipped with special external speakers. 

In addition, Tesla cars in the future will receive the option to change the horn and sound of movement at low speeds to warn pedestrians. According to Elon Musk, among the sounds of movement there will be the sound of the clatter of a horse’s hooves, and as a whistle – the bleating of a goat.

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Mysterious energy source melts Tel Aviv sidewalks, leading to the evacuation of several buildings in Israel

Mysterious energy source melts Tel Aviv sidewalks, leading to the evacuation of several buildings in Israel 94

About two weeks ago, Tel Aviv residents noticed that the concrete surface outside their homes was heating up and steam was coming out of the ground. Tests showed that steam that reached 60 ° C (140 ° F) was water based.

The witness explains: “I was afraid that there was a power line in the area and asked a worker to dig out the ground with a shovel. Steam suddenly came out. I imagined it was probably a geyser. It seemed to me that this was a geological incident – also because there were no problems with electricity in the building. “

Although the experts did not find any hazardous substances or any risk to the stability of buildings at the site, residents as well as kindergartens in the area were evacuated.

Officials described the heat source as “trapped energy” of unknown origin.

Work continues, steam is still rising and the ground is still hot. It is currently unclear what is causing the warming. Note the hole dug in the area. The area is still blocked.

Mysterious origins

City officials said they will “continue to monitor the temperature of the earth, which is expected to cool down for a long time, and will continue to investigate the causes of the unusual event.”

Israel Electric Corporation has not found a connection between heat and power in the area.

The Israel Geological Survey confirmed the rise in temperature after testing ground and water temperature levels, but said it has not yet found an explanation.

Despite their best efforts, municipal officials, the fire department, Israel Electric Corporation and the Ministry of the Environment have yet to find a source of heat.

Meanwhile, the Tel Aviv municipality has informed dozens of evacuees that they can return to their homes. However, residents are not going to return until they receive a detailed account of the source of the mysterious event.

“They evacuated us because they were concerned about our safety, and now they are urging us to return without any convincing explanation. How can you be sure that there is no more danger? “

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The night sky in southern Taiwan shows a weird red moon alarming netizens: 2021 disaster year omen?

The night sky in southern Taiwan shows a weird red moon alarming netizens: 2021 disaster year omen? 95
Photo by WILLIAM WEST - AFP VIA GETTY IMAGES

Some people in Chiayi, Taiwan took pictures of a large dark red moon hanging in the night sky on the first night of 2021 and uploaded them to Facebook. There are also people in Tainan who have photographed the rare “red moon”. The weird scene has aroused heated discussions among netizens. Some people worry that an earthquake may occur, while others suspect that this is a precursor to the year of disaster in 2021?

Yesterday, on January 1 at about 8:00 in the evening, Chiayi residents shared a photo of “2021’s first red moon” on Facebook. As you can see in the photo, the weather was quite good at that time. There was a clear big round moon in the night sky, but it was a dark red moon, which was very different from the usual moon.

Later, people in Kaohsiung and Tainan also posted photos of the red moon they had taken.

The weird and rare “big red moon” immediately attracted the attention of netizens. Some people think that such a sight is caused by air pollution, and some people think that the red moon is “extremely beautiful”, but many people worry about whether it is a harbinger before the disaster ? 

“Hope is not a harbinger of disaster~”, “A harbinger of disaster in 2021???”, “It looked uneasy”, “After seeing the red moon, I hope everyone will be safe”.

Some netizens worry that this is a pre- earthquake omen.

“Remember the red moon before the 921 earthquake (omen)”, “earthquake precursors”, “I feel that there will be an earthquake again recently”, and “It seems that 2021 will be another year of bloody disaster.”

The British clairvoyant Craig Hamilton-Parker published his prediction for 2021 on YouTube in December last year, stating that, as far as the world is concerned, 2021 will be a year full of social unrest, armed conflict and political changes. There will be difficult times right now until 2025.

He also predicted that the biggest worry is climate and earthquakes. A tsunami will occur near Japan. Large earthquakes will occur in the Himalayas, Iran and the Americas. There will also be problems such as floods, dams bursting, and huge icebergs obstructing shipping. Until 2025, the severity of environmental problems will gradually increase.

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