Deborah R. Coen is an assistant professor of history at Barnard College, Columbia University. She is the author of Vienna in the Age of Uncertainty: Science, Liberalism, and Private Life, also published by the University of Chicago Press.
ARTICLES FEATURING DEBORAH R.
Sense and Sensibility in the Story of Seismology
An old saw of seismology is that earthquakes don’t kill people; buildings do. Understanding how they work requires more than just a magnitude number....