Richter's scale : measure of an earthquake, measure of a man /

By developing the scale that bears his name, Charles Richter not only invented the concept of magnitude as a measure of earthquake size, he turned himself into nothing less than a household word. He remains the only seismologist whose name anyone outside of narrow scientific circles would likely rec...

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Main Author: Hough, Susan Elizabeth, 1961-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, c2007.
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