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Hurricanes

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Hurricanes

Hurricanes

Hurricanes

Only Available in Archive Formats.

NPR's Joe Palca reports on a new study showing how hurricanes destroy buildings and other obstacles. By taking measurements on the ground as a hurricane blows over, University of Oklahoma scientists were able to detect which wind patterns were the most destructive. The findings suggest new ways to design structures to minimize damage from hurricanes. The study appears in the current issue of the journal Science.