Date: Tue, 23 Aug 2011 15:11:51

Author: Sathappan Ramesh

Subject: Re: Tremor


Yes, we had fun time here. I first thought some one was moving a large
optical table in the floor above mine. There were vibrations for about
30 seconds. Nothing more. But when I saw people running out and
screaming, I knew that it was earthquake. Everyone ran outside and
stood in the middle of the road, blocking all the traffic. The first
ones to run outside were the administrators from the nearby Space
Telescope Science Institute and my department. We were just laughing at
it. It was not a real quake here in Maryland. Just vibrations and