This article is from the Prophecies of Nostradamus FAQ, by firstname.lastname@example.org.
During the time of radical earth changes this weapon will be applied
to create many earthquakes, generally before the Antichrist comes to
power. The nation that develops the machine builds it independent of
the Antichrist's forces, but later when he gains greater power he
will be able to acquire the weapon. He'll seize the machine for his
own agenda of worldwide conquest. The Antichrist will acquire the
machine through deceit, trickery, spies, bribery, and all other
nefarious means known to man.