'Aftershock' barely registers on the richter scale with its unique genre mashup
what is important is watching the cast get picked off one by one by either the forces of mother nature, by crazed convicts roaming free in the devastated Chilean streets, or by a mixture of both (which often results in the film's best moments). Now ...
30 Second Guide to: The Richter Scale
Every time there's news of a major earthquake, one of the first facts we look for--or find splashed all over the news--is the Richter scale rating of the particular earthquake. However, do we really understand what that means? The Richter (magnitude ...
Tracking Tremors: A Brief History of the Richter Scale
Earthquakes, of course, are measured by how much energy they release—a system better known as the Richter Scale. Officially known as the ... and compare their relative magnitudes. The scale rated magnitudes by the logarithm of the amplitude of waves ...
The Blake Scale: A New Rating System
This is because rating writing skills is more subjective than, say, the scientific manner in which earthquakes are measured by the Richter magnitude ... e-mail, or best-practices guidelines and assign it a number based on the rating scale below: 5.
Revising the Torino Scale
2004 MN4’s sudden jump from a 2 ranking on the Torino Scale (the highest number ... Using the Richter scale as a top-end boundary for complexity of threat, but understanding that an asteroid impact threat rating has many more dimensions than a report ...