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Deep in a South African gold mine, scientists drill for the heart of an earthquake – Science Magazine

Deep in a South African gold mine, scientists drill for the heart of an earthquake – Science Magazine

| On 05, Jun 2017

Deep in a South African gold mine, scientists drill for the heart of an earthquake
Science Magazine
It’s no easy feat to drill into the faults that cause earthquakes. Intercepting such active ruptures, which are buried kilometers beneath the surface, requires specialized equipment, skilled crews, and a lot of money and time. There are no shortcuts