The Monitor's Pete Spotts explores science issues, ranging from the health of our home planet (earthquakes, global warming) to the future of space missions.
03/04/2010 07:44 am
Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 03/03
While $21 million in cellphone text-message donations poured into Haiti in the first 48 hours after the earthquake, only about $100,000 in total phone text donations have gone to Chile since the Feb. 27 earthquake.
03/03/2010 02:29 pm
Volunteers with pickaxes and hoes are trying to find the bodies of those buried by Monday's mudslide in Uganda. Scores of bodies have been found, and hundreds more are thought to be buried under the mud.
03/03/2010 12:57 pm
It's tempting to say that Chile is better off than Haiti after its earthquake because it's a more developed nation. But it's more developed because it's figured out how to govern a modern-day society.
03/03/2010 12:50 pm
After Chile's recent earthquake, many have attributed the relatively low death toll to the strength of Chile's building codes. But there's a difference between building codes and building quality.
03/03/2010 10:42 am
NASA says if the day has shortened any, you can look to Chile. Earthquake over the weekend could have altered the Earth's axis.
03/03/2010 07:43 am
Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 03/02
Chile earthquake facts continue to roll in and provide glaring comparisons with the quake that devastated Haiti in January.
03/02/2010 03:04 pm
In the wake of the 8.8 Chile earthquake, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton arrived in Chile's capital Tuesday with 20 satellite phones and a technician. The visit was part of a pre-scheduled South America trip.
03/02/2010 12:57 pm