Writers at NASA's Scientific Visualization Studio said "Landslides are one of the most dangerous natural hazards on the planet. Between 2007 and 2015, there were more than 25,000 reported deaths due to rainfall-triggered landslides around the world,"
Based on research from data collected with the MESSENGER spacecraft, NASA believes that Mercury is tectonically active. If correct, this makes Mercury the only tectonically active planet in the solar system other than the Earth.
According to data from the NASA-supported National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) at the University of Colorado, Boulder, the Arctic ice cap reached its maximum extent, 5.61 million square miles (14.54 million square kilometers), on February 15th. This is the smallest maximum extent on record and also one of the earliest, occurring nearly 15 days earlier than the average datefrom 1981 to 2010 of March 12th. Only once, in 1996, did the peak come earlier - and just by a day, February 14th.
Trapped under the rubble, survivors from the Nepal quake were detected days after the event, and dragged out alive by rescue crews. The international rescue team used the NASA developed FINDER, a new radar technology-based device that detects the human heartbeat and allows emergency teams to respond.