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.
Iowa State storm researcher featured on the Science Channel
Posted Feb 16, 2009
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Iowa State University's Bill Gallus will explain his tornado research on the first episode of the Science Channel's "Against the Elements" show this week. The episode airs at 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 18; at 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 19; and 2 a.m. Friday, Feb. 20.
"The Manchester, S.D., tornado was perhaps one of the most intense tornadoes on a day that produced dozens of tornadoes in that part of the country."
Bill Gallus on "Against the Elements"