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  • n. (physics) A physicist who specialises in geophysics

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a specialist in geology.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A student of geophysics; one who studies the relations between the features of the earth and the laws of physics.

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  • n. a geologist who uses physical principles to study the properties of the earth


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  • I am a geophysicist, that is why I know these things. you're full of yourself, please educate us poor dumb mortals as to why we'd expect impacts to be the same given the vast difference in the human role on the planet today vs. the Holocene.


  • Glenn Morton says "I am a geophysicist, that is why I know these things."


  • I am a geophysicist, that is why I know these things.


  • Worst of all is what Raymond Pierrehumbert, a geophysicist at the University of Chicago, calls the “Sword of Damocles” scenario.

    Re-Engineering the Earth

  • The quake is the largest in Colorado since a magnitude 5.7 was recorded in 1973, U.S. Geological Service geophysicist Amy Vaughn said.

    Largest Colorado quake since 1973 shakes homes

  • Because Virginia's center is lightly populated, "We kind of dodged a bullet," says geophysicist Tony Crone of the U.S. Geological Survey.

    Widely felt tremor not unprecedented

  • Another USGS geophysicist, Shengzao Chen, said the information center had received calls from more than 70 people in Trinidad and several dozen people in New Mexico who felt the shaking.

    Largest Colorado quake since 1973 shakes homes

  • "The rocks cracked under the pressure," causing the plates to jerk forward again, said John Elliott, an earthquake geophysicist at the Centre for the Observation and Modelling of Earthquakes and Tectonics at Oxford University in England.

    Earth's Energy Unleashed as Tectonic Plates Shift

  • Philip Christensen, a geophysicist at Arizona State University, Tempe, focuses his attentions on Mars and Earth.

    NASA Finds Possible Signs of Flowing Water on Mars

  • The report considered a quake of that magnitude because among the "pool of possible large earthquakes that might affect San Francisco in the next 30 years, this is the scenario which gives the strongest amount of shaking," said Jack Boatwright, a U.S. Geological Survey geophysicist.

    California Looks to Update Quake Plans


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