Sinkholes Can Now Be Predicted by NASA

Sinkholes Can Now Be Predicted by NASA

NASA has devised a plan to predict sinkholes via specialized radar satellites. Scans of areas prone to sinkholes can provide up to a month of warning by recording subtle shifts in the ground that gradually add up to noticeable movement. The idea came to researcher Cathleen Jones after the Bayou Corne sinkhole opened up in […]

Sinkholes: Should We Be Scared?

Sinkholes: Should We Be Scared?

Why are so many sinkholes opening up these days, and should we be scared of what carnage they can, and may, cause? Following the radical disappearance of the eight vintage Corvettes from the museum in Kentucky this week, there have been yet more episodes of gigantic sudden sinkholes. Last night, in storm-battered Britain, a chasm […]