Dr. Lucy Jones knows earthquakes. For years, the seismologist was called in by news outlets to explain earthquakes after they had hit, earning her the nickname "The Earthquake Lady." But what Jones came to understand -- and eventually to promote in her decades-long career at the U.S. Geological Survey -- is that even though events like earthquakes and floods are inevitable, humans don't often prepare for them. Jones joins us to discuss her new book, "The Big Ones," which describes natural disasters from Pompeii to Hurricane Katrina and what we can learn from them.
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