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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

Seismic-experiment

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

Writing

On Measuring the Beauty of Financial Markets Using Symmetry

FINANCE, MATHEMATICS AND BEAUTY

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: … 1,088 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

News

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

Science

Hidden Ocean Locked Up Deep in Earth's Mantle

Deep within the Earth’s rocky mantle lies oceans’ worth of water locked up in a type of mineral called ringwoodite, new research shows.

The results of the study will help scientists understand Earth’s water cycle, and how plate tectonics moves water between the surface of the planet and interior reservoirs, researchers say. 233 more words

Science