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Media Advisory 07-003

And the Bridge Came Tumbling Down

8.0 magnitude indoor quake to test massive bridge

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Shake tables were installed at the university in 2004.

This image taken during the installation of a shake table at the University of Nevada, Reno, shows the scale of the test facility. The full laboratory consists of three such tables, all of which will participate in the upcoming simulation.

Credit: Patrick Laplace, University of Nevada, Reno

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