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October 18, 1992 | SAM ENRIQUEZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Cal State Northridge geology professor Lorence G. Collins is stuck between a rock and a hard place. Rather than enjoying his recent retirement, Collins has taken up the task of selling his theory that miles-deep underground gases trigger earthquakes, create petroleum and explain how the continents were formed. By contrast, most scientists believe that earthquakes come from land masses pushing against each other and oil is produced from dead plants and animals buried for millions of years.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 18, 1992 | SAM ENRIQUEZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Cal State Northridge geology professor Lorence G. Collins is stuck between a rock and a hard place. Rather than enjoying his recent retirement, Collins has taken up the task of selling his theory that miles-deep underground gases trigger earthquakes, create petroleum and explain how the continents were formed. By contrast, most scientists believe that earthquakes come from land masses pushing against each other and oil is produced from dead plants and animals buried for millions of years.
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