Category: "Earthquake special reports"
At the beginning of the 1900s, Enrico Caruso had already become a legend in music. The Italian tenor had taken the world of opera by storm with his elegant performances on the stages of the most famous opera houses in Europe. Hence it was not surprising… more »
The complex Ring of Fire around the Pacific Ocean. The two red stars mark the locations of the recent earthquakes in Japan and Ecuador. Modified after USGS. In his 1963 hit song "The Ring of Fire" Johnny Cash sang prosaically about love and how it… more »
Do you know that you have a treasure trove in your pocket? Well, most of you at least, except for the very few who do not carry a smartphone. The blogger is not talking about some treasure for questionable marketing purposes, where unknown cyberforces… more »
Figure captions: Photo: A singularity of destruction in a sea of normalcy: The collapsed Weiguan Jinlong residential building in Tainan after the 6.4 earthquake. (Photo: Taipei Times) Map: Complex plate tectonics under Taiwan. The red star depicts the… more »
It does not happen very often, that scientists are invited to the White House. Of course, once you've received a Nobel Prize, every president is happy to pose with you for a photo opportunity. Or you may have achieved something special in your research,… more »