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Editor's note: Chris Liner is the author of Elements of 3-D Seismology, 2nd Edition (PennWell, 2004), and Greek Seismology (Samizdat Press). When not engaged in the serious business of research, he can often be caught playing with computers and reading really old books. Formerly a professor at The University of Tulsa, Liner now lives and works in Saudi Arabia.
Einstein. For the last Seismos column of 2005 it would be difficult to pass up the 100th anniversary of the amazing year 1905 when Albert Einstein changed the scope of physics. It might seem this is less connected to geophysics than most of these columns, and perhaps it is.