Monday, July 13, 2009

Squid get shocked by earthquake


Giant squid have washed up after an off-shore earthquake. Most likely they got blasted by the acoustic shock from a shallow, high stress drop earthquake. Supposedly that's how some whales hunt them, by emitting a sonic shock wave.

2 comments:

Harbles said...

The Earth doesn't know the words, it just humms.

Harold Asmis said...

Good stuff.