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Bosai: Science That Can Save Your Life

Soil Liquefaction

When a major earthquake hits, the ground can turn into muddy water. This is called liquefaction. Buildings may sink or tilt and become uninhabitable. Find out the mechanisms and how to prevent it.

Friday, August 19 at 11:40 pm on 12.4


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  • Saturday, August 20 at 2:40 am on 12.4
  • Sunday, August 21 at 8:40 am on 12.4
  • Sunday, August 21 at 4:40 pm on 12.4

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Japan has a long history of natural disasters. BOSAI explores how to overcome them and save lives with the power of science.