Tag Archives: geophysics

Earthquakes

> data(quakes)> head(quakes) lat long depth mag stations 1 -20.42 181.62 562 4.8 41 2 -20.62 181.03 650 4.2 15 3 -26.00 184.10 42 5.4 43 4 -17.97 181.66 626 4.1 19 5 -20.42 181.96 649 4.0 11 6 -19.68 … Continue reading

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The Elements

Not talking about camping outside. I mean the elements as in the periodic table of the elements. How did they come to be? Why are there more of some and less of others? Why does 29 protons conduct electricity 10 … Continue reading

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Our Flat Solar System

How come the planets aren’t arranged spherically around the sun? Instead of being spherical, as seems to be the default shape of things in the universe, the planets are arranged in a more-or-less flat disk — a series of concentric … Continue reading

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