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ESA Rosetta cometlander Philae wakes up! Where did she hide on 67P Churyumov Gerasimenko?

On March 2nd, 2004, the ESA Satellite Rosetta was launched. On board, a little comet lander called Philae, from the Deutsches Zentrum f├╝r Luft- und Raumfahrt, meant to land on some comet and investigate it. http://www.solarsystemscope.com/rosetta/ After a long journey, passing by several planets, and on which both Rosetta and Philae were put in hybernation, […]

Earthquakes in the past week: #1: Europe!

Normally I don’t compare that much when it comes to ‘our’ local earthquakes compared to the “rest of the world”. However, after yesterday’s M6.1 near Crete, Greece, I could not resist to quickly check. Maybe it’s because of the enormous numbers of aftershocks around Crete, but well, Europe is the absolute #1 today – even […]

And the Darmst├Ądter Erdbeben / earthquake swarm continues ..

Yesterday night, 15/03/2015 at around 04:08 we got struck by a M2.7 earthquake in Darmstadt, which I kindly enough received next morning via twitter as a reminder: @me_too ? https://t.co/9JiewoHZ0j — Stuart Reynolds (@shaldonangler) March 15, 2015 With the initial numbers, it looked like the epicenter was only 4km away: However, after correction the epicenter […]

And on the 3rd day of Christmas, it will snow!

We had to wait for the day after Christmas to get some snow. But when the snowstorm hit us, it hit us well. And, even better, the day after the weather was sunny and we felt like we were on holiday. Oh, well, it’s just our backyard. We’re spoiled :) As always, we disappeared with […]

The New Earthquake Valley : Darmstadt, Hessen, Germany

The actual seismograph from the Hessische Earthquake Service (HED) Darmstadt in Hessen, Germany (49.84337,8.66261) , called WBB. Just because it seems to be trembling and rumbling here all the time now; a quick way to look up if that actually was something. If you wonder: The charts from 2002-2014 ; then from 2012-2014 and then […]