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Giant 'Tornado Walls' Could Help Tame Twisters, Physicist Says (VIDEO)

By Jacqueline Howard

What’s the best way to stop tornadoes from terrorizing the U.S.? Block them with gigantic walls. At least that’s what one scientist is expected to propose at a meeting of the American Physical Society on March 5 in Denver.

The goal of the plan is to give some relief to “Tornado Alley,” a region (between the Rocky and Appalachian Mountains that includes states from the Dakotas to Texas) that gets more than its share of twisters. The plan’s developer, Temple University physics professor Dr. Rongjia Tao, maintains that the region’s lack of mountainous terrain makes …read more

Source: Huffington Post Green