Become a scientist!

This beautiful shirt tells it how it is. Except maybe that rarely any invention is named after the one who found it anymore.

Science needs you. Become a scientist! The benefits are clear:

  • Work on your free weekends
  • Incredibly low wages
  • Study cool stuff
  • Wear a lab coat

Your mileage may vary. Yay Science!

I find it hard to believe that it his come so far that the poor state of science has made it onto mass produced t-shirts.

Do you know your seismic velocity?

In seismic data analysis a lot of work goes towards getting a good velocity model of the subsurface. We talk about the seismic velocity. However, this may lead to some serious misconceptions. One step in seismic processing is velocity analysis. We pick the velocity that adjusts our data for the best value. Usually this is […]

Snow in Cairo – First in 112 years

If you look at that picture you see the magnificent view of palms in the middle of snow. That is egypt and it’s snowing for the first time in 112 years. Of course didn’t take long for people to wonder if this has anything to do with climate change. Is it about climate change? […]

Seismics Introduction

We send sound into the ground and listen what comes back to the surface. There are a lot of sources we can use to make this sound. A very basic but effective approach is to use a sledgehammer and bang it on a steel cap on the ground. This works well to get some acoustic […]