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A brief history of the very first broadband seismic station

A brief history of the very first broadband seismic station

The advent of a seismometer that could measure a broad range of frequencies changed seismology forever. This is the origin story of that instrument.
The mystery of the missing plume head

The mystery of the missing plume head

Did the Hawaiian-Emperor plume record plate motion or change it? New research provides a snapshot of a subducted oceanic plateau that can help scientists disentangling the geography of the geologic pa...
Scientists Plumb the Depths of the World’s Tallest Geyser

Scientists Plumb the Depths of the World’s Tallest Geyser

University of Utah researchers developed an image of the subsurface below Yellowstone's Steamboat Geyser to learn more about its plumbing structure and what controls a geyser from erupting regularly, ...
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