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Thursday
Aug
28

CRC Navy Seal Challenge

11:00am to 5:15pm
Atlanta, GA
Do you measure up to America's Best? Find out at the CRC's Navy Seal Challenge!

Understanding the Napa earthquake

Andrew Newman

Andrew Newman

Associate Professor
School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, College of Sciences

California continues to shake following yesterday’s 6.0-magnitude earthquake in Napa. Associate Professor Andrew Newman travels around the world, trying to better understand earthquakes and volcanoes.Despite being the largest earthquake in the region in the past 25 years...

Another volcano in Iceland reawakens

Josef Dufek

Josef Dufek

Assistant Professor
School of Earth and Planetary Sciences, College of Sciences

After the economic and airline disruption caused by the now infamous Eyjafjallajökull eruption in 2010, it's not surprising that the stirring of another Iceland volcano has gained great attention. This time it’s Bardarbunga, a volcano in central Iceland. Numerous earthquakes at 5 to 10...

Marine protected areas might not be enough to help overfished reefs recover

Pacific corals and fish can both smell a bad neighborhood, and use that ability to avoid settling in damaged reefs.
Ongoing From:
Aug
27 - 28

Engagement Week Student Organization Fair

11:00am to 1:00pm
Tech Walk
Student groups will table on Tech Walk - stop by to sign up and get involved.

Annoying Internet users in the name of science

Amy Bruckman

Amy Bruckman

Associate Professor
School of Interactive Computing, College of Computing
Founder, Electronic Learning Communities Research Group Member, GVU Center  

Facebook researchers recently apologized for intentionally manipulating what people saw in their newsfeeds as they conducted a study on user interaction. The researchers filtered the feeds to contain fewer positive emotional words. They...

How to help humanitarian aid

Julie Swann

Julie Swann

Professor
School of Industrial abd Systems Engineering, College of Engineering
Co-Director, The center for Health and Humanitarian Logistics

The humanitarian tragedies unfolding around the world have left many wondering what they can do to help. The Georgia Tech Health & Humanitarian Logistics Center uses science to improve areas of humanitarian need. Julie Swann...

2010 Chilean earthquake causes icequakes in Antarctica

Study is the first to indicate that Antarctica is sensitive to seismic waves from distant earthquakes
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