Charles Francis Richter Quote

Here I turned to Dr. Gutenberg, who made the natural suggestion to plot amplitudes logarithmically. This improved the situation, at least in appearance. I was lucky, because logarithmic plots are a device of the devil.


'Response to Second Award of the Medal of the Seismological Society of America', Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 1977, 67, 1245

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Here I turned to Dr. Gutenberg, who made the natural suggestion to plot amplitudes logarithmically. This improved the situation, at least in...

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Here I turned to Dr. Gutenberg, who made the natural suggestion to plot amplitudes logarithmically. This improved the situation, at least in...

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Here I turned to Dr. Gutenberg, who made the natural suggestion to plot amplitudes logarithmically. This improved the situation, at least in...

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Here I turned to Dr. Gutenberg, who made the natural suggestion to plot amplitudes logarithmically. This improved the situation, at least in...