Quake's strength surprises scientists


How noteworthy was Tuesday's quake across Virginia, Maryland, Delaware and much of the American East Coast?

Enough to raise the eyebrows of an earth scientist in central Pennsylvania whose work has taken him onto some of the world's shakiest real estate.

A.I.duPont Students see geology of the Delaware Piedmont


William "Sandy" Schenck lead a field trip through the Delaware Piedmont for the A.I. duPont High School Earth Science Class. The trip made use of the Wilmington-Western Railroad and everyone rode the railroad's "Doodle Bug." Activities included up close examinations of rock and mineral features and even "Panning for Garnets" at Brandywine Springs Park.