A Deployable Air-Land Exploration Robot (DALER) which can fly by spreading its wings wide and walk by turning its wings down to function as legs has been created.
The designers hope their adaptive robotic ‘bat’ could be used to find
victims in dangerous areas after a natural disaster by being remotely
deployed to fly to an affected area, before walking through the rubble
to search for victims.
Recent satellite images taken by the Indian Space Research Organization's CartoSat-2 have shown a gigantic landslide in Northern India.
"The landslide believed to be occurred sometime around December 31 last year in Northern India has sent enough debris into the Tsarap River, creating an obstruction about 2,000 feet (600 meters) long, and a brand new 300-acre lake", io9 has written.
Winter Storm Juno is forecast to be a major snowstorm for the Northeast United States Monday and Tuesday. Juno was named by the winter storm naming committee at The Weather Channel on Sunday morning. Disaster Report will provide latest updates on Winter Storm Juno including forecast, watch, warning. Follow Disaster Report @ facebook (Disaster Report), twitter (Disaster_Update) and Google +(Disaster report)
Is there any threat to Earth as Asteroid 2004 BL86 fly by Earth on January 26, 2015? You will never see this space rock again in your lifetime. Yes, it's once-in-a-lifetime event.
According to NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Asteroid 2004 BL86 is set to make its closest approach to Earth on Monday, Jan. 26, at a distance of about 745,000 miles from our planet . "That’s more than three times the distance between Earth and the moon, so there is no threat to all of us", The Weather Channel has written.