Now At Sea

August 09, 2016 - October 07, 2016

What’s an Earthquake?

Earthquakes may bring to mind fear and danger or perhaps confusion and curiosity. Some earthquakes can be very destructive, as we have seen in several recent events. To help mitigate the damage and loss of life, earthquake scientists aim to better understand the physical context of great earthquakes, like the 2004 M 9 Sumatra-Adaman Earthquake. That’s part of the goal of Expedition 362. But first, we need to know what an earthquake is.

Everybody wants to be a cat

When you hear "CORE ON DECK- CORE ON DECK" (it's always twice, not once, not three times, just twice), you have to go to the catwalk.  It is a narrow, covered work area, wide enough for a lot of obese Maine coon cats however. I don't really understand that name. Maybe because I am French?