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Mystery force flattens trees close to Ruby [Alaska]

  1. Oct 21, 2003 #1

    Ivan Seeking

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    http://www.adn.com/alaska/story/4206897p-4219148c.html
     
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  3. Oct 21, 2003 #2
    Discovery Channel, or History,or Learning Channel, just reaired their documentary about the Japanese meteorologist who first proved the existence of microbursts. Fascinating stuff.

    What was of particular interest was the fact that it is a completely natural and scientifically provable phenomenon which happens quite frequently, yet no one had identified and defined it before this Japanese man. At the time he did some of his most important work on it, the national Weather service was hard at work trying to ascribe the same effects to some other cause.
     
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