The anniversaries of two of Japan’s largest earthquakes fall in early March. What lies behind the country’s turbulent seismic history?
African-American Women Chemists
Scientist Jeannette Brown’s meticulous research details the lives and contributions of African American women chemists, such as Marie Maynard Daly, PhD.
The New Madrid Earthquake Series of 1811-12
Earthquakes are rare in the eastern United States – but recent minor tremors in the Mississippi valley are a reminder that the region has, in the past, experienced much larger and more damaging seismic events.
Black or African-American: Which is Correct in Our Society?
It’s Black History Month – or is it African-American History Month? The social battle over which term works best for such a wide range of individuals rages on.
The Haicheng Earthquake of 1975: An Example of Earthquake Prediction
In 1975, four seismologists correctly predicted the Haicheng Earthquake, but seismologists are still looking for an accurate earthquake forecasting method.