seismic waves

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a: seismic waves ~
b: medical X rays

What:

"In a way, seismic waves are like medical X rays. They allow the seismologist to get an indirect look under the planet's skin. Just as medical X rays pass through bone differently than they pass through soft tissue, seismic waves pass through the solid matter within the planet in a manner that is measurably different than th"


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Date: Mar 24 2018 3:34 PM



a: seismic waves ~
b: X rays of the Earth

What:

"We can use arrival times and amplitudes of phases to determine the interior structure of the Earth. In fact, most of what we know about the interior of the Earth comes from this kind of information. Seismic waves are like the X rays of the Earth. We can CAT-scan the Earth."


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Date: Mar 24 2018 3:40 PM



a: seismic waves ~
b: ripples in water

What:

"When an earthquake occurs, it releases waves of energy, which are known as Seismic waves. It is like the ripples created in water if you throw a stone in it. Seismic waves are like those ripples which can travel through the inside of the earth, as well as on the surface."


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Date: Mar 24 2018 3:42 PM



a: seismic waves ~
b: ripples in water

What:

"When an earthquake occurs, it releases waves of energy, which are known as Seismic waves. It is like the ripples created in water if you throw a stone in it. Seismic waves are like those ripples which can travel through the inside of the earth, as well as on the surface."


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Date: Mar 24 2018 3:43 PM



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