Latest Philippe Avouac Stories
Hurricanes and tornadoes have seasons, but do earthquakes? They do in the Himalayas, and it's during the winter. For years, seismologists had observed that far more earthquakes shook the massive Asian mountain range in the winter months than in the summer, but they couldn't pinpoint the cause of this seasonal change. A new study of GPS and satellite data presented last month at a meeting of the American Geophysical Union has connected the increase in earthquake activity to the...
- One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
- A social bee.