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Suing Scientists?

In this day and age when much of society cherry picks scientific findings only so much to support particular opinions, some scientists feel vulnerable and concerned about their own liability. On April 6, 2009, L’Aquila, Italy experienced a magnitude 6.3 … Continue reading

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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.¬† If you’ve ever experienced a tremor or a full … Continue reading

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Regarding The June 1987 Earthquake

The only personal¬†memory I have of a minor earthquake in the Midwest in 1987 is finding a short story about it on the AP newswire in the overnight summaries. There were also a couple of mentions in the sports wrap-ups.¬† … Continue reading

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