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Chicago Bears sign nose tackle Mike Pennel and release veteran Jeremiah Attaochu on the eve of minicamp

15 days ago   |   Boston Herald   |   3 articles

On the eve of the team's mandatory minicamp, the Chicago Bears added depth to their defensive front Monday signing veteran nose tackle Mike Pennel. Pennel, 31, is entering his...
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Tonga volcano eruption's echoes heard 6,200 miles away

17 days ago   |   NSF

The Hunga volcano ushered in 2022 with a bang, devastating the island nation of Tonga and sending aid agencies, and Earth scientists, into a flurry of activity. It had been...
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Australian FM to visit Samoa, Tonga in bid to boost Pacific ties

27 days ago   |   Al Jazeera

Penny Wong to visit the countries days after her Chinese counterpart, as China and Australia vie for regional influence.
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Why Was the Tonga Eruption So Massive? Scientists Have New Clues

1 month ago   |   Wired

Early theories suggested an underwater landslide caused a catastrophic mix of magma and seawater. Recent evidence reveals an explosion unlike anything studied before.
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China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi Is Visiting the South Pacific This Week. Here's What's at Stake

China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi Is Visiting the South Pacific This Week. Here's What's at Stake

1 month ago   |   Time

BEIJING - China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi is visiting the South Pacific with a 20-person delegation this week in a display of Beijing's growing military and diplomatic...
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Hunga Tonga Should Have Been Obliterated by 2021 Eruption. It Wasn't

1 month ago   |   Newsweek

Scientists found that the volcano was still structurally sound, despite its violent eruption, and that pockets of wildlife nearby are still thriving.
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The Brief Life and Watery Death of a '70s Libertarian Micronation

1 month ago   |   Slate

A wealthy American wanted to build an island republic. The king of Tonga had other ideas.
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Tonga volcano eruption was powerful enough to reach space, new images from NASA show

1 month ago   |   Business Insider

Satellites captured images of an umbrella cloud generated by the underwater eruption of the Tonga volcano, on January 15, 2022. NASA/NOAA The effects of the Tonga volcano...
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Satellite internet services like Elon Musk's Starlink won't make giant undersea cables extinct, experts say

3 monthes ago   |   Business Insider

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk. Patrick Pleul/picture alliance via Getty Images. Satellite internet like Elon Musk's Starlink won't make undersea cables extinct, experts say. They told...
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5 weeks after a deadly volcanic eruption, Tonga successfully replaced 56 miles of undersea cable to restore the country's internet

4 monthes ago   |   Business Insider

Chinese Navy ships deliver relief supplies to Tonga, including mobile homes, tractors, electricity generators, water pumps, water purifiers, food and medical supplies. Xue...
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