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Holes Drilled in Ground Could Cloak Buildings from Earthquakes

sciencehabit (1205606) writes | about a year and a half ago

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sciencehabit (1205606) writes "Want to protect buildings from earthquakes? Turn the surrounding ground into Swiss cheese. Scientists have for the first time shown that a grid of holes in the ground can act as a kind of seismic wall, a development that could lead to technologies that protect buildings from the dangerous tremors of earthquakes."
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