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This mini weather station collects wind speed data.

A mini weather station at the Watts Tower in LA

This mini weather station collects wind speed data. Engineers from the University of California, Los Angeles, have joined with conservators from the Los Angeles County Museum of Art who want to repair and prevent persistent cracks in the historic folk art structures.

Credit: Ertugrul Taciroglu, University of California, Los Angeles

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