Frontiers in Science Lecture Series
The Frontiers in Science series shares the Laboratory's cutting-edge research with the surrounding community.
- Communications Office
- (505) 667-7000
- Linda Anderman
- (505) 665-9196
Lectures are free...so bring a friend!
Does One Big Earthquake Lead to Another?
Paul Johnson, Geophysics Group-Earth and Environmental Sciences, Los Alamos National Laboratory
While large earthquakes have occurred throughout the Earth's history, their number has dramatically increased in the last ten to fifteen years. What is it that makes the earth move under our feet? How is it that earthquakes can cause other earthquakes? Can human activities, such as "fracking," also trigger earthquakes? Join us for an educational and earthshaking presentation.