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New experiments show that common scientific rules can apply to significantly different phenomena operating on vastly different scales.
Ãlvaro Corral, a physicist at the Universitat AutÃ²noma de Barcelona, has discovered that the structure of the time interval between successive earthquakes is similar to the spatial structure of physics systems in the "critical points".
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