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Another Avalanche coming down at Untere Sulztalalm 1900 m, near Gries in the Sulztal: Austria on 9 February 2003

1916: deadly wartime weather

One of the worst meteorological disasters in history took place in the southeastern Alps during the infamous winter of 1916 /17. Avalanches following a massive snowfall event killed thousands of soldiers as well as civilians.


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2016: the year in science

2016: The year in science

Scientists weathered a turbulent year, from political upheavals to the direct detection of gravity waves. Here, Nature highlights the people, events and discoveries that made a difference in 2016.