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An Unpredictably Violent Fault

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Science  20 Jun 2008:
Vol. 320, Issue 5883, pp. 1578-1580
DOI: 10.1126/science.320.5883.1578

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Chinese researchers placed a dense array of seismometers around a dangerous-looking seam in the rocks of Sichuan--only to be blindsided by the true killer.