Thursday, February 17, 2011
Tornado Alley the Movie is Coming to Cosmosphere
With a 70mm camera, a fleet of customized vehicles designed to withstand gale force winds, torrential rains and unrelenting hail, and an arsenal of the most advanced weather measurement instruments ever created, the stars of Tornado Alley take audiences on a thrilling quest to experience a tornado’s destructive power at point blank range. Adrenaline meets science in nature’s most dramatic phenomena.
A team of equally driven scientists, the VORTEX2 researchers, experience the relentless strength of nature’s elemental forces as they literally surround tornadoes and the supercell storms that form them, gathering the most comprehensive severe weather data ever collected. This science adventure reveals the beauty and the power of some of our planet’s most extreme—and least understood—weather phenomena.
Beginning on March 18, in addition to “Tornado Alley,” the Cosmosphere will be showing “Hubble.”
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