Thursday, April 03, 2008

Scientists link laptops to detect earthquakes

The Quake-Catcher Network (QCN) harnesses seismic data from sensors on Internet-connected laptops in different locations to help capture earthquakes. When the laptop isn't being used, special software on laptops collects sensor data, which along with the laptop's location, is sent over the Internet to an earthquake data repository where the data is analyzed. ...continue reading 'Scientists link laptops to detect earthquakes'

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