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The Ground is Quicksand! (aka Liquefaction)

One of my favorite childhood games was called The Ground is Quicksand. I would leap around my backyard from rock to stump to patch of grass avoiding any sandy patch of ground. 386 more words


Upon Julia's Clothes by Robert Herrick

Whenas in silks my Julia goes,
Then, then, methinks, how sweetly flows
That liquefaction of her clothes.

Next, when I cast mine eyes, and see… 12 more words


The shadow of San Gennaro - Naples, Italy

The liquefaction of the blood of San Gennaro, an event known as ‘il prodigio‘, happens three times a year in Naples, Italy … at least it should.   770 more words


Real gas equations and liquefaction.

If you have ever studied thermodynamics, you might recognize this equation:

If you were to draw a graph of vs assuming constant temperature for several temperatures, you would obtain a very familiar set of curves known as… 1,222 more words


That's How You Shake It Up!

Thirteen hours after the earthquake hit early this morning, I sit here waiting in anticipation for another one. The house is continuing to shake every few minutes and I’m thankful to still have one. 668 more words

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Liquefaction in the Heart of Screenland

Oh (he says to a seismically hypersensitive friend), you work in Culver City…. That explains how you felt an earthquake (technically a microquake) that measured 2.8 on the Richter scale.  267 more words