Oklahoma Geological Survey hopes to boost earthquake awareness and science through community outreach

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By Jack Money Business Writer jmoney@oklahoman.comCollaborative science is sweet. It showed off its popularity more than a decade ago and half a world away when computer programming and hardware experts joined together to develop a tiny, inexpensive, yet powerful computer. Now, it's made it to the Sooner State's Oklahoma Geological Survey, and its impact could be significant. The organization is acquiring about 100 of a version of Raspberry Pi computers that are called a Raspberry Shake and plans to distribute them to schools, libraries and museums as teaching tools. A researcher involved in the program said a Raspberry Shake can monitor for and report earthquakes — a beneficial tool for the organization as it works to blanket the state with...

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Oklahoma Geological Survey hopes to boost earthquake awareness and science through community outreach

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