Iowa State storm researcher featured on the Science Channel

Bill Gallus, an Iowa State University professor of geological and atmospheric sciences, will be featured on the Science Channel's "Against the Elements" show this week. He'll show viewers how a research team led by Partha Sarkar, a professor of aerospace engineering, is using Iowa State's Tornado/Microburst Simulator to study the forces that storms exert on homes and buildings. The show airs four times this week: at 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. Central Wednesday, Feb. 18; at 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 19; and at 2 a.m. Friday, Feb. 20. A clip featuring Gallus is on the show's Web site.