EESC 1158 Lecture Notes - United States Geological Survey, Seismology, Statistical Hypothesis Testing
That it made a leap from hypothesis to prediction without the intervening process of showing verifiable evidence and hypothesis testing that makes mainstream science a viable and successful discipline. State emergency preparedness agencies spent 200,00$ in responding to prediction. Seismologist disruptions in order to deal with the media and public attention. May have claimed to be a successful prediction. First and only time seismologists succeeded in forecasting a large earthquake that was about to destroy a major city. Was predicted months earlier, swarms of small earthquakes which preceded this quake aided the prediction and also prompted citizenry to heed the warning. Necessary to understand the nature and properties of light and electromagnetic radiation. Isaac newton mid 1600"s: experimented by passing white light through a glass prism. Result = white light is broken up into the colors of the rainbow. Showed that **white light is composed of all of the colours of the rainbow combined.