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VisWall at Tufts' Center for Scientific Visualization (Image 2)

VisWall at Tufts' Center for Scientific Visualization

Using a 3-D animation of a tornado, Tufts University Professor of Mathematics Bruce Boghosian demonstrates the Visualization Wall at Tufts' Center for Scientific Visualization. He is using the wall to project a visualization of an F3 tornado within a super-cell thunderstorm. This simulation was based on actual environmental conditions recorded prior to a real F4 tornado that devastated South Dakota in 2003 with winds in excess of 200 mph. (Date image taken: 2008; date originally posted to NSF Multimedia Gallery: Sept. 20, 2017) [Image 2 of 6 related images. See Image 3.]

Credit: Joanie Tobin/Tufts University; ©2008 Trustees of Tufts College
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