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Recent Results in Seismology

Once again it is time to acknowledge that I will never read all of the papers I’ve flagged in my RSS reader… but I can at least go through the abstracts. While my summaries here may be slightly in error due to the fact that I haven’t actually read the papers in question, here is…

Friday Rock Repost: Sand Boil

So sand is just little weensy rocks, anyway. And this is a weensy volcano made of sand, in Peru. It?s about a meter (0.33% 0.9% of a football field thanks LL!) across. Normally, layers of sand and silt underground bear the weight of whatever?s on top of them through a network of contacts between individual…