14 Jun 2021 - 15:13
Highlights Hurricanes that make landfall typically decay but sometimes transition into extratropical cyclones and re-intensify, causing widespread damage to inland communities The presence of a...
Type: Press release
14 Jun 2021 - 10:43
Once a hurricane moves over land, it loses its moisture supply so the air contains less moisture. Air must rise further before it reaches a temperature where it can no longer hold the level of water...
Type: Photo
14 Jun 2021 - 10:35
Air in a Northern Hemisphere hurricane circulates counterclockwise at tremendous speeds. As it spins, air also moves inwards, rises upwards and then moves outwards. The rising moist air condenses,...
Type: Photo
14 Jun 2021 - 10:05
The video shows the temperature difference of air inside a hurricane, relative to the air temperature in the surroundings. At the time of landfall, the warm heart encompasses the entire height of the...
Type: Video
12 Nov 2020 - 01:00
Climate change is causing hurricanes that make landfall to take more time to weaken, reports a study published today in...
Type: Press release
30 Oct 2020 - 11:55
(Left) The graph shows that on average, present-day hurricanes weaken more slowly than hurricanes did 50 years ago. (Right) This slowing of intensity means that on average, present-day hurricanes are...
Type: Photo
30 Oct 2020 - 11:51
The scientists found a strong correlation between the time it took for a hurricane to weaken after landfall and sea surface temperature, when both were plotted by year.
Type: Photo
25 Jan 2020 - 04:00
Water issuing from an ordinary faucet tells a complex tale of its journey through a pipe. At high velocities, the faucet’s gushing stream is turbulent: chaotic, disorderly -- like the crash of ocean...
Type: Press release
15 Jan 2020 - 10:01
(Left: Flow in a pipe. At high velocities, the flow is turbulent, and at intermediate velocities, transitional. The transitional flow is a mix of eddying flows and laminar flows. The eddying flows...
Type: Photo
15 Jan 2020 - 09:53
(Left: da Vinci’s sketch of eddies in a turbulent pool. Right: schematic of the energy spectrum corresponding to the flow inside the marked region in da Vinci’s sketch.)
Type: Photo
27 Jun 2018 - 13:22
High speed video showing experimental impacts on three textured granular surfaces.
Type: Video
27 Jun 2018 - 13:00
Look up above you. You might see blue sky, clouds, the Moon or stars. And while it might seem calm up there, the truth is it’s nearly always raining. Every day, Earth is constantly bombarded by about...
Type: Press release
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