Friday, April 18, 2008

"The Jesuit Science"

SEISMOLOGY has been called "The Jesuit Science", having been pioneered by members of the Society of Jesus.  The word 'seismology' comes from the ancient Greek words σεισμός (seismos) meaning 'earthquake' and -λογία (logia), meaning 'sudy of'.

Click here to go to the Saint Louis University Earthquake Center.

2 comments:

  1. It's nice to see the Jesuits actually treated in a favorable light here.

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  2. The Society has quite a glorious history!

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