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Vladimir Keilis-Borok dies at 92; sought to predict earthquakes
Vladimir Keilis-Borok dies at 92; sought to predict earthquakes

Vladimir Keilis-Borok, an internationally known seismologist and geophysicist who never wavered in his dogged pursuit of what he called his profession's "holy grail" — a method to accurately predict earthquakes — died Saturday at his Culver City home after a long illness. He was 92. His death was announced by UCLA, where he had been a professor since 1998. The eminent Russian scientist garnered headlines after two large temblors — in Japan and Central California — occurred in 2003 within the time frame forecast by his international team of earthquake experts. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Vladimir Keilis-Borok obituary: In the Oct. 24...

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