Science Dec 24

The day that changed tsunami science

On the day after Christmas 2004, a horrifying tsunami swept across the Indian Ocean. It claimed an estimated 230,000 lives. With no warning system in the Indian Ocean, scientists were helpless to provide an accurate warning in time. Ten years…

Students in Sri Lanka take part in a painting competition yesterday. Photo credit: Ishara S. Kodikara /AFP /Getty Images.

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