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5th Manhasset Jewelry Shop Robbery Suspect Nabbed

first_imgSign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York U.S. Marshals have apprehended a fifth suspect wanted for the brazen armed robbery of a Manhasset jewelry store two years ago, Nassau County police said.Christopher Evans, 28, of Brooklyn, was arrested Wednesday and charged with robbery and criminal use of a firearm.Police said Evans was the only suspect who escaped authorities that chased the quintet after they allegedly robbed the London Jewelers on Northern Boulevard of Rolex and Breitling watches on Oct. 14, 2011.Javon Gamble began serving a prison term of 21 to 25 years for the crime this month. Leroy Nelson pleaded guilty to robbery May 3 and will be sentenced June 7. Reggie Fowler pleaded guilty in April and will be sentenced Friday.Alleged getaway driver Samuel Cephas has been held without bail since he pleaded not guilty after his arrest. He is due back in court June 7.Evans will be arraigned Thursday at First District Court in Hempstead.last_img read more

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first_img Reto Gieré/University of Pennsylvania Click to view the privacy policy. Required fields are indicated by an asterisk (*) In the team’s computer simulation, the target of the lightning bolt was a hunk of granite, which bears quartz crystals in large numbers. (It’s also common on mountain ridges and other high spots often struck by lightning.) When a moderately strong bolt of cyber lightning struck the virtual rock, it created pressure waves that peaked at about 70,000 atmospheres, well into the range needed to produce shocked quartz, the researchers report this month in Geophysical Research Letters. The simulated lightning bolt also generated a glassy veneer on the rock up to 9 centimeters or so from where the bolt struck, a so-called fulgurite (fulgur is Latin for lightning) that serves as a sign to geologists that rocks have been zapped. Just beneath this glassy layer lay a thin layer of containing shocked quartz.  Lightning can pound rocks with pressures on par with those of an asteroid impact, providing an alternate way to explain shocked quartz crystals. A fulgurite (the black glassy smudge surrounding the crack at center) is a rock altered by lightning—and may include shocked quartz grains. Email Sign up for our daily newsletter Get more great content like this delivered right to you! 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To bolster the notion that rocks were beat up in an extraterrestrial impact, geologists search for a distinctive signature: microscopic bands in the mineral quartz, created when powerful pressure waves ripple through the rock. Now, a new study suggests that a different sort of shock can create the same banding patterns: a lightning bolt.The result could cast further doubt on claims of asteroid impacts in Argentina and Australia that relied on observations of shocked quartz. The analysis should serve as a warning to geologists not to rely only on that line of evidence, says Matthew Pasek, a geochemist at the University of South Florida in Tampa who was not involved in the study. “This definitely shows that geologists need to consider the geological context of their samples.”Making shocked quartz is not easy. Previous studies suggest that it requires shock waves of at least 50,000 to 80,000 times the pressure of Earth’s atmosphere—extreme levels that geologists presumed only impacts could provide, says Reto Gierè, a mineralogist at the University of Pennsylvania. But lightning is powerful, too: It can heat rocks to temperatures above 2000°C within microseconds. Gierè and his colleagues set out to show that the bolts from the blue could also generate the extreme pressures needed to shock quartz. By Sid PerkinsJul. 21, 2017 , 12:30 PM Lightning can beat up rocks like an asteroid strike, casting doubt on past impacts mdesigner125/iStockphoto Gierè says the result could help explain why his team found evidence for shocked quartz in fulgurites they collected from mountainous sites in France and Italy. The results could also provide a more conventional explanation for strange, glassy rocks found at some sites in South Australia and on the Pampas of Argentina. The presence of shocked quartz crystals in rocks from both regions have been cited as evidence of impacts, although the new findings suggest that the rocks could have just as easily been made by lightning strikes.Gierè says geologists will have to be more careful when they make their impact diagnosis. But other researchers say that the scale of the effects should make that easy. Shocking from lightning is focused and limited to a thin layer near the surface, whereas impacts create shocked quartz widely throughout a target rock. “This is a curious finding that is understandably going to fascinate a lot of people,” says David Kring, a cosmochemist at the Lunar and Planetary Institute in Houston, Texas. “But the scales of lightning strikes are small and not likely to be confused for kilometer-size or larger impact cratering events.”last_img read more

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