This week we take it slow. Laura Wallace joins us to talk plate tectonics and slow slip in New Zealand. Also a project that gets the best acronym of the year award.
- Laura’s UTIG Page
- phys.org article on HOBBITS
- EOS (from AGU) Article
- HOBITSS Science Paper
- “Slow Earthquakes are a Thing (Smithsonian Magazine)
Fun Paper Friday
The David is one of the most famous sculptures in the world, but will rock failure ultimately bring him down? What’s the Achilles’ heel for David?
- David’s Ankles: How Imperfections Could Bring Down the World’s Most Perfect Statue
- Corti, Giacomo, et al. “Modelling the failure mechanisms of Michelangelo’s David through small-scale centrifuge experiments.” Journal of Cultural Heritage 16.1 (2015): 26?31.
Shannon Dulin – @ShannonDulin