The Wall of Wind is one of AAAS Magazine’s top 10 science images of 2016

The Wall of Wind at Florida International University has been listed as one of American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Magazine’s top 10 science images of 2016.

A ‘disaster machine’ gets its close-up

Robert Sullivan

How can we best prepare for a cataclysmic event? Disaster machines—such as this “Wall of Wind” at Florida International University in Miami, which can blow as fiercely as a category-5 hurricane—are helping scientists understand some of the world’s most destructive natural phenomena.

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