This planet obeys the law—stats on volcanic eruptions show pattern called Benford’s Law

Law-abiding citizens everywhere will be happy to know our planet also obeys Benford’s Law, with the duration and size of volcanic eruptions showing the same sort of pattern.

My father would’ve loved this article. He had a newspaper cut-out about the use of Benford’s Law for financial fraud on the wall of his office. It’s still there, old and yellowish.

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