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2011-01-18 11:31:25

By Tony Fitzpatrick, Washington University in St. Louis Careful analysis shows seismometer noise includes signals from storms in the South Atlantic and 'footquakes' from soccer matches. If you wander up to a seismograph in a museum, unless you are lucky enough to be there right during an earthquake, all you will see is a small wiggly signal being recorded. What's inside the wiggles is called noise by seismologists, because the signal is always there and originates from the normal activity of...