Today was a breaking news day, the kind where science offers its explanations. So our editors got busy and provided a lot of material - news, explainers, slideshows, etc. and then they also took to the blogs and covered the East Coast earthquake:
- David Biello - Earthquake Shakes East Coast
- Anna Kuchment - Get your own earthquake sensor, and other temblor tips
- Katherine Harmon - Top 10 Biggest East Coast Quakes on Record
The rest of the network and the rest of the topics:
- Krystal D'Costa - Crossing the Streams: #NYCSciTweetUp and The Story Collider Together!
- Kate Clancy - Non-science majors: now it’s your turn
- Melissa C. Lott - David MacKay: Sustainable Energy – without the hot air
- Emily Grubert - Why Business-as-Usual Coal Consumption Could Mean Dramatic Changes
- Bora Zivkovic - Introducing #SciAmBlogs bloggers: Kate Clancy
- Peter Norvig - Prescient but Not Perfect: A Look Back at a 1966 Scientific American Article on Systems Analysis (for this occasion, we republished the original article by Christopher Strachey - System Analysis and Programming)
- Charles Q. Choi - Too Hard for Science? Does Evolutionary Logic Explain Wicked Stepparents?
- Krystal D'Costa - Observations: This Seat’s For You
- Christina Agapakis - Editing the City
- Jennifer Frazer - Alpine Toads and the Chytrids that Love Them
- Maria Konnikova - Lessons from Sherlock Holmes: Paying Attention to What Isn't There
- Darren Naish - Why putting your hand in a peccary’s mouth is a really bad idea
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