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It's an earthquake, stupid: Reflections on Virginia's 5.8 tremble on Aug 23

I’ve been travelling for 25 years, but never once experienced an earthquake. Oh, I regularly visit places located in highly seismically active zones: Japan, Indonesia and Nepal among them. 789 more words

Science Communication

Asian Tsunami+5: How a packed train headed to disaster with no warning...

We tend to think of trains and railways as solid, tough objects. When the Asian Tsunami’s killer waves started rolling in without warning, the coastal residents of Telwatte and Peraliya areas in southern Sri Lanka thought a passing train offered them relative safety. 580 more words

Sri Lanka