Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Seismologists Do Dallas


This page ain't turning adult.

That is science...seismologist style. The explosions that demolished the famous Dallas football stadium on April 11 were being monitored by a team of seismologists from Baylor University who hope to image the crust below to get a better picture of the subsurface geology.

Of interest is the story of the complicated Ouachita deformation created when South America collided with North America in the late Paleozoic.

Doing science is as much about opportunism as any other attribute and the Texas seismologists grabbed this chance to learn more about the geology beneath their feet.

Nature News has the full story.

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