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Title: What can football tell us about nuclear testing?

When football fans in a stadium cheer loudly enough, it can create a seismic signal. But how do we know cheering is the cause and not something else? Scientists at Los Alamos National Laboratory studymore » how to differentiate between “nuisance alarms” – like “fanquakes,” earthquakes, or mine explosions – and an underground nuclear test. This information helps improve tools for international nuclear test treaty monitoring – and makes the world safer.« less
Title: What can football tell us about nuclear testing?
Publication Date: 2018-10-15
OSTI Identifier: 1487194
Resource Type: Multimedia
Specific Type: video
Research Org: LANL (Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States))
Sponsoring Org: USDOE National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)
Subject: 58 GEOSCIENCES ; 98 NUCLEAR DISARMAMENT, SAFEGUARDS, AND PHYSICAL PROTECTION ; NUCLEAR WEAPONS ; NUCLEAR EXPLOSIONS ; EXPLOSION MONITORING ; SEISMIC SIGNAL ; SEISMIC DATA
Country of Publication: United States
Language: English
Run Time:
System Entry Date: 2018-12-21