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A Seismic Change in Predicting How Earthquakes Will Shake Tall Buildings
In their quest to make tall buildings safe during earthquakes, engineers have for decades relied on calculations that re...
Thomas Fuller
Global earthquake forecast passes test
A newly-accepted study by the journal, Seismological Research Letters, analyzes the Global Earthquake Activity Rate (GEA...
Earthquakes: Separating Fact from Fiction
Unlike the sensationalized Hollywood depictions of earthquakes, researchers say there is still no way to predict how and...
How to earthquake proof your home or apartment for under $50
In the next 30 years, scientists predict California will have a massive earthquake. The big question is, are you prepare...
M 6.9 Earthquake - 16km SW of Leilani Estates, Hawaii, 2018-05-04 22:32:55 UTC, 5.0 km depth.
PAGER: Yellow for economic losses, Green for casualties. Overall, the population in this region resides in structures th...
The Latest: No reports of damage after huge Hawaii quake
PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — The Latest on the eruption of a Hawaii volcano that sent molten lava through forest land and bubb...
"Shake, Rattle, and Code" - Super Models Find Faults
"These experiments show that the physics-based model RSQSim can replicate the seismic hazard estimates derived from the ...
USGS forecasts 400 fires, 20,000 people trapped in elevators, 400,000 homeless in East Bay earthquake
At some point, a major earthquake will strike the Bay Area. While it is unknown when it will happen, the major players, ...
San Francisco’s Big Seismic Gamble
Sailors arriving in San Francisco in the 19th century used two giant redwood trees perched on a hill to help guide their...
NY Times
Top 10 HPC White Papers for 2017: Machine Learning, AI, the Cloud & More
Take a moment to check out the Top 10 HPC white papers of 2017 to stay up to speed on the latest developments in the hig...
Inside HPC