Tag: seismology

Scientists Use Enormous Flywheel To Slam Rocks Together, Simulating a Quake

By Ashley P. Taylor | October 8, 2012 12:38 pm

Two stone discs and a flywheel may sound like a Flintstonian vehicle, but in fact, it’s the recipe for a new, rather high-tech device that scientists are using to study earthquakes in the lab, described in a recent Science paper.

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