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Scientists in India estimate movement of Antarctic plate

Sunderarajan Padmanabhan

New Delhi: Even as the Indian tectonic plate is constantly crawling northwards at about 2 to 3 centimetres per year, the Antarctic tectonic plate is spinning like a pinwheel. 360 more words

Earthquake Researcher Interview

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Taiwan is my second home,says Dr. Vivek Walia, an Associate Research Fellow at the National Center for Research on Earthquake Engineering (NCREE). 730 more words


Hackaday Prize Entry: Device for Seismic Noise Analysis

Whenever there is an earthquake somewhere in the world, our TV screens fill with images of seismic data. Those news report graphics with simplified bite-sized diagrams that inform the masses, but usually get something wrong.  77 more words

2017 Hackaday Prize

Charles Richter's Scale

People like to compare things so we can wrap our minds around difficult concepts and events. For instance, there have long been means of comparing the severity of hurricanes and tornadoes.  580 more words


Correlation does not imply causation.. but it does give you a hint

This is just a short note on plotting a correlation matrix using the seaborn package within Python. I’ve found that this is the best way of showing the similarity between arrays to people who are unfamiliar with correlations. 520 more words


A magic cloak of earthquake protection

The editor thought Harry Potter was so last decade, so this Cosmos article got majorly changed.  Thought the original wasn’t bad though…


Harry Potter’ invisibility cloak might just have been trumped by a French team, who aim to make entire buildings invisible. 827 more words