Author Archives: Sri Radha


Japan: The Science of a Crisis

In one instant the face of Japan changed forever. On Friday, March 11, 2011, Japanese citizens were startled with staggering skyscrapers, collapsing furniture, and buckling highways. The 9.0-magnitude earthquake, officially known as the Great East Japan Earthquake, struck at 2:00 pm, resulting in a series of cascading aftershocks.