Researchers Move Closer to Detecting Venusquakes Using Balloons

21 April 2022–Earthbound seismologists have the luxury of deploying their seismometers on relatively peaceful ground, but scientists studying Venusquakes have had to set their sights higher. Since high temperatures and pressures on Venus’ surface make it technologically challenging to place seismometers there, researchers are working on balloon-borne instruments that detect … Continue Reading »

At Work: John Townend

John Townend

15 April 2022–As SSA President, John Townend has been at the helm of the society as it weathered the challenges of a pandemic and a virtual annual meeting, but the past year has led to new insights as well. “The pandemic has forced us to adapt the ways we meet … Continue Reading »