Seismologist Quotes (2 quotes)
Earthquakes traveling through the interior of the globe are like so many messengers sent out to explore a new land. The messages are constantly coming and seismologists are fast learning to read them.
The discovery of the famous original [Rosetta Stone] enabled Napoleons experts to begin the reading of Egypts ancient literature. In like manner the seismologists, using the difficult but manageable Greek of modern physics, are beginning the task of making earthquakes tell the nature of the earths interior and translating into significant speech the hieroglyphics written by the seismograph.