Working with a powerful microfocused X-ray beam at Berkeley Lab's Advanced Light Source (ALS), a DOE Office of Science User Facility, researchers applied Laue X-ray microdiffraction, a technique commonly used to map stresses in electronic chips and other microscopic materials, to study a rock sample extracted from the San Andreas Fault Observatory at Depth (SAFOD).
Going deep to learn the secrets of Japans earthquakes #Geology #GeologyPage
April 18, 1906 the famous San Francisco earthquake (nearly 8.0) and fire. The fire was esp devastating bc of the broken water mains from the earthquake. Dynamite was used to create firewalls. People trapped @ Van Ness Ave were evacuated onto USS Chicago. US Army troops were given a shoot to kill order to anyone found looting. I Survived Series