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Vortex Voyeurism

| Next month, a small army of meteorologists armed with 40 sensor-loaded vehicles and a flying drone will stalk America’s southern plains, trying to get an unprecedentedly detailed look at tornadoes as they form. The project, the largest and most ambitious of its kind, aims to unravel some mysteries of how these giant storms are born. Once we understand that, can tornado power plants be too far behind? [%comments]