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Induced Seismicity: Man-Made Earthquakes

Induced Seismicity: Man-Made Earthquakes

In California, more renewable energy comes from geothermal energy than solar and wind, combined. Today, a new technology known as Enhanced Geothermal Systems has the potential to extract even more heat and consequently energy to power steam turbines, but it’s not without challenges.

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Shaking Things Up

Shaking Things Up

Earthquake engineering researchers use their giant shakers to do stuff as cool as Burning Man, and not just one week a year.

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