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When Doug Wiens approached Minnesota farmers to ask permission to install a seismometer on their land, he often…
Earthquakes, ‘Marsquakes,’ and the possibility of life

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A new study shows that rocks formed by the grinding together of other rocks during earthquakes are rich…
2014 Napa earthquake continued to creep, weeks after main shock

August 25, 2016

Nearly two years ago, on August 24, 2014, just south of Napa, California, a fault in the Earth…
Connecting slow earthquakes to huge earthquakes

August 24, 2016

A research team at the University of Tokyo has assessed the connection between slow earthquakes and huge megathrust…
After the Quake – Data Can Help Predict Consequences of the Next Event

August 3, 2016

Later this year, seismology geophysicist Steve Roecker will travel to Illapel, Chile, to remove instruments which have been…
Volcanoes get quiet before they erupt!

June 30, 2016

When dormant volcanoes are about to erupt, they show some predictive characteristics—seismic activity beneath the volcano starts to…
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