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  • What’s up? The Friday links (72)

    Today is Friday! We have an earthquake in Spain, stunning photographs, LEGO, and a guide on how to avoid being misquoted. Here are your links!


  • Man-made earthquakes and science communication

    Two papers on man-made earthquakes have been published last week and both have had received media coverage. Especially now, few days after the L’Aquila trial, the public is interested in any earthquake story and so the new findings that severe earthquakes happened due to human action caused some attention. Additionally, it caused me a headache and triggered not an earthquake, but a feeling of anger. Let’s talk about some good examples for bad science communication. more