On Virginia Water Radio for 11-14-16: Tornadoes, Virtual Reality, and Virginia Tech’s “Cube”

Virginia Water Radio’s latest episode, for the week of November 14, 2016, is “Tornado Research Through Virtual Reality in Virginia Tech’s ‘Cube.’”  The 5 min./15 sec. episode, available online at http://www.virginiawaterradio.org/2016/11/episode-342-11-14-16-tornado-research.html, explores Virginia Tech’s virtual reality theater known as “The Cube” and how it’s being used for tornado research.

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Still image of visualization of reflectivity data during the May 31, 2013, tornado in El Reno, Oklahoma.  Image produced by Virginia Tech’s Institute of Creativity, Arts, and Technology (VT ICAT).  Image courtesy of Zach Duer, VT ICAT, used with permission.

Virginia Water Radio’s is a weekly broadcast/podcast produced by the Virginia Water Resources Research Center.  The home page is http://www.virginiawaterradio.org.  Have a listen or two!

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