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Ozone and Earthquakes?

Posted by mrklein Dec 4, 2011
The words "earthquake" and "ozone" are two terms you don't often find used in the same sentence.  Like "congress" and "effective", or "health food" and "delicious."  And yet, MSNBC recently published a news item whose title did just that: "Is ozone gas an earthquake precursor?" As it turns out, when rocks such as basalt and granite are crushed, they produce substantial quantities of O3 – ozone gas.  According to researchers at the University of Virginia, the amount of ozone ...

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