Matterhorn: The mountain that swings

Matterhorn: The mountain that swings

The mountain calls – and it vibrates. In any case, the Matterhorn is apparently in constant motion in the Alps. However, fluctuations in the nano and micrometre range cannot be felt by humans, but can only be measured using a seismometer, such as a team led by Samuel Weber from the WSL Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research. im Fachblatt » Earth and Planetary Science Papers « Reported. The cause of the vibration is a resonance effect: the mountain accelerates the movement of the natural earth.

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