Frontiers in Science Lectures
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The Frontiers in Science lecture series are a public service of the Los Alamos National Laboratory Fellows. Fellows are appointed by the Laboratory Director in recognition of sustained outstanding contributions and exceptional promise for continued professional achievement. All lectures are open to the public and free of charge.
Does One Big Earthquake Lead to Another?
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?
This lecture was held during November 2014, in multiple locations.
- Sound Science: Seeing, building and moving with acoustics
- Forests and Climate change: It's not easy staying green
- Matter vs Antimatter: How did we survive the big bang?
- Nature, Nurture, or Neither? The new science of epigenetics
- Exploring Mars: Curiosity and its laser
- Higgs Boson and Beyond: The quest for new laws of physics