Digging Up a Tsunami Prediction

After studying ancient rocks, a Japanese geologist warned that a disaster was imminent—to no avail

Peter Landers The Wall Street Journal 4/9/2011

The giant tsunami that assaulted northern Japan’s coast surprised just about everyone. But Masanobu Shishikura was expecting it. The thought that came to mind, he says, was “yappari,” a Japanese word meaning roughly, […]