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A small network of simple, tiny seismic stations hosted in volunteers’ homes recorded critical data about the earthquake.

A new fault system was discovered off California’s coast by temporarily transforming a pre-existing cable into an array of nearly 10,000 seismic sensors.

Lassina Zerbo, in using his scientific expertise and leadership ability to tackle difficult challenges and promote world peace, has been chosen by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) to receive its 2018 Award for Science Diplomacy.
AAAS today expressed profound sadness at the loss of Phillip L. Blair, the association’s long-time chief operating officer and director of administration, who died following a sudden illness, not long after his retirement in 2015.