March 30, 2005 -- From Olivia Wong, a reader from Boston, MA, who is affiliated with the site
The tragic tsunami that struck the Indian Ocean on December 26, 2004, killing or injuring many hundreds of thousands of people and causing unthinkable damage. . But what are the precise scientific causes of such tidal waves? What can we learn by studying past tsunamis? NOVA launches website seeking to understand the wrath of a tsunami.