The Birth Of A Tornado

in Science, Video - Science | November 26th, 2008

It’s almost eerie to watch how a tornado takes shape. As you’ll see below, it starts with a wisp of nothing much and, within minutes, morphs into a terrible force. For more precise details on how tornadoes form, you can check out this dynamic presentation over at USA Today.

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  1. Ksenija Spasic says . . .
    December 3, 2008 / 4:47 pm

    I am very glad you had a camera. It is, as you say, a thing of beauty. Seems unearthly. I can imagine the awed eyes of some ancient observer seeing this slow column coalescing, convinced that it is spirit.
    Wish I had been there.

    Thank you very much for making this available.


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  3. Emma says . . .
    December 11, 2012 / 8:15 pm

    Thats a good video :D Im doing a science project and its due tomorrow, and im doing a dry ice tornado :D yeekkkss :D scarrryyy.. :)

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