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Posted on 2018-03-07 17:05.

Many of us grew up thinking of California as the epicenter of most earthquake activity in the United States. (It’s really Alaska.) But today, in the contiguous U.S., most of the major tremors—magnitude 3 or higher—actually occur in Oklahoma. And these tremors don’t appear to come from wholly natural causes.

Posted on 2018-03-06 16:59.

It's been all lightning bolts for Laura and James Belanger, who met at Georgia Tech as undergraduates, fell in love, got married and pursued careers as rival forecasters for two of the nation's biggest weather services.

Posted on 2018-02-27 14:44.

Two members of the College of Sciences Dean's Office are members of the second cohort of the Leading Women@Tech program: Director of Administration Dian Chung and Director of Communications Maureen Rouhi. In addition, Julie Ancis, adjunct professor in the School of Psychology, is the program's co-director.

Posted on 2018-02-12 18:17.

Jenny McGuire is one of several scientists featured in a documentary that WyomingPBS will air twice in February. 

Posted on 2018-02-09 13:47.

Spring in Atlanta is just a few weeks away, and with it arrives science festival time. The 2018 Atlanta Science Festival (2018ASF) shifts the annual festivities to fifth gear with two major innovations: two weeks of science fun – March 9-24, 2018 – instead of one and the designation of an honorary chair.

Posted on 2018-01-25 17:35.

Volcano scientists Josef Dufek are cheering for the chance to learn from the fiery showcase of Bali's Mount Agung.

Posted on 2018-01-25 17:11.

Geophysics professor Zhigang Peng and his students want to know why there are so many earthquakes in Oklahoma.

Posted on 2018-01-25 16:20.

Dr. Schmidt and her team of researchers are leaving the Antarctic after a busy three months at the far end of the Earth. They are testing Icefin, a drone built to explore the extreme ecosystems lurking beneath thick ice.

Posted on 2018-01-17 14:13.

Georgia Tech has developed a new way of mining data from climate data sets that is more self-contained than traditional tools. The methodology brings out commonalities of data sets without as much expertise from the user, allowing scientists to trust the data and get more robust — and transparent — results.

Posted on 2018-01-08 12:35.

For the sixth year in a row, the Georgia Tech community will partake of a community meal to discuss the life and legacy of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. The meal is called Sunday Supper, even though it takes place during the workweek. The gathering evokes Sunday dinners of yore, when two or more generations of family and friends shared a comforting meal. It was a time to exchange stories, learn family histories, and discuss current events or concerns. 

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