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Seismology is the scientific study of earthquakes—their origins, geographic distribution, and effects. Much of what we now know about the composition of the Earth and its internal structure comes from seismologic research. 59 more words

iMUSH - Woodland Instrument Center

Hello and welcome to more field work!  This time I am in Washington State for an active source project (one where they set up explosives and I help program and download small dataloggers that are paired with high frequency vertical seismometers to record the blasts).  297 more words


Busy busy busy busy...with science!

Last year I signed a contract with Penguin Random House to write a science book on a subject close to the hearts of everybody around the Pacific Rim. 548 more words


On Measuring the Beauty of Financial Markets Using Symmetry


In a chapter from the book Finance and the Good Society, Professor Robert Shiller of Yale University penned a metaphorical description drawing the intrinsic symmetries between financial markets and nature in general: … 1,086 more words

Study: Big Earthquakes Doubled This Year

SACRAMENTO (CBS Sacramento) – There’s been a whole lot of shakin’ going on: 2014 is shaping up to be a big year for big earthquakes. 266 more words


Scientists discover an ocean 400 miles beneath our feet that could fill our oceans three times over

After decades of theorizing and searching, scientists are reporting that they’ve finally found a massive reservoir of water in the Earth’s mantle — a reservoir so vast that could fill the Earth’s oceans three times over. 593 more words