Tuesday, Mar 02 2010

Earthquakes in the 21st Century

The science of earthquakes. Shifting plates beneath the earth's surface have created beautiful mountain ranges and devastating natural disasters. Why the earthquake in Haiti caused more destruction than a stronger one in Chile.

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