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[DPRG] Re: BBC article mentions DPRG member

Subject: [DPRG] Re: BBC article mentions DPRG member
From: David P. Anderson dpa at io.isem.smu.edu
Date: Fri Nov 22 21:20:02 CST 2002

BBC, hmmmm ... guess they just couldn't wait.

At least I'm now Dr. Anderson.  Honary doctorate from the BBC.

> David Whitehouse,
> Thank you for your interest in our work.  We currently have
> a paper in review with the Bulletin of the Seismological
> Society of America which covers some new work and more
> detail about the previous events.  One of the two events
> (October 1993) from the LANL paper we have now determined to be
> two small unrecognized earthquakes.  We also have increased
> confidence that the second event (November 1993) cannot
> be satisfactorially explained by traditional seismic theory.  
> We will of course be pleased to have our work reported by the BBC.
> As the new paper expounds on and clarifies the original it would
> probably be best for us if your article could wait on its final
> approval for publication in the BSSA.  
> We're also working on some new graphics, including web-able animation,
> of the November event, somewhat in the style of the older simulations
> you may have seen at http://www.geology.smu.edu/~dpa-www/sqm.  These
> we can also make available to you.  
> best regards,
> David Anderson

> Dear Dr Anderson,
> I have read with interest your recent abstract about the two 1993
> seismic events and the possibility of it being strange quark matter.
> Looks fascinating. I was wondering if you had any more information
> (especially pictures) as I think it would make a fascinating article for
> us.
> Many thanks,
> Regards,
> David.
> Dr David Whitehouse, 
> Science Editor BBC News Online.

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