Archives for March 14, 2011

Why Physics Gives Us Earthquakes!

“You can no more win a war than you can win an earthquake.” -Jeannette Rankin As you all surely know, an 8.9 magnitude earthquake just struck Japan, devastating the island of Honshu. Ask a geologist, and they’ll rightly tell you about plate tectonics, subduction zones, fault lines, and much, much more. But there’s a simple…