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Students in the Field: Part 2

After a short hiatus to enjoy the end of summer, we’re back with another installment of our Students in the Field series. This series follows… 874 more words

When Science meets Street Art

By Tanja

One of the many events held this year as part of the National Science Week was a collaborative project between scientists and artists. It was called… 666 more words

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Earthquakes in the grand scheme of things

“Scientists Fear the BIG ONE is Coming as FOUR Major Earthquakes Strike in 48 Hours” exclaimed The Express in proper tabloid fashion. Japan is rocked by four quakes in two days, each over 6 on the Richter scale. 521 more words


A Captured Earthquake

By Matt A. Barr

At 8:42 am local time on September 5, 2012, a magnitude 7.6 earthquake struck the Nicoya peninsula on Costa Rica’s west coast. 988 more words

Google adds recent earthquake info to its search results

If you live anywhere near an earthquake zone (hello, San Francisco!), chances are you’ve occasionally wondered whether what you felt was an earthquake or just the rumbling of a heavy truck driving by (or whether it was a minor nearby earthquake or a big one farther away). 247 more words


Far From Silent: A Brief Overview of Earthquakes in Shropshire

It has always interested me, the thought of earthquakes in the UK.

You hear the stories, in newspapers and on TV, of these monster earthquakes tearing down buildings and destroying populations in a matter of minutes, and you think to yourself “that would never happen here”… but earthquakes do happen in Britain. 1,067 more words