NOVA: Hunt for the Supertwister Chasing Nature's Most Powerful Tornadoes DVD

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Can technology help us tame nature's most violent tornadoes? Little on this earth can withstand the violent fury of an F5 tornado. A churning vortex with winds over 300 miles an hour, these tornadoes create immense swaths of death and destruction in a matter of seconds. But today, experts are exploring the supertwister's complex inner workings in bold new ways ... More
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Can technology help us tame nature's most violent tornadoes? Little on this earth can withstand the violent fury of an F5 tornado. A churning vortex with winds over 300 miles an hour, these tornadoes create immense swaths of death and destruction in a matter of seconds. But today, experts are exploring the supertwister's complex inner workings in bold new ways in the hopes of one day being able to accurately predict the occurrences of tornadoes.

Materials and activities for educators and a link to the NOVA Web site
Described video for the visually impaired

Producer: Thomas Lucas, Donna Cox, Julia Cort, Melanie Wallace, Robert Patterson, Stuart Levy
Executive Producer: Paula S. Apsell
Production Year: 2004
Copyright Year: 2004
Rating: TV-PG
Director: NOVA
Narrator: Gene Galusha
Number of Discs: 1
Length: 53 minutes
DVI: Y
Audio Format: Stereo
Aspect Ratio: 4x3 Letterbox

"...Hunt for the Supertwister is both exciting and informative. Besides showing some amazing footage of tornadoes up close and throat-clutching, it updates us on the very latest in the technology of tornado prediction." -Ted Mahar, The Oregonian

"Hunt for the Supertwister is a TERRIFIC, often terrifying account of the search for information about the most powerful tornadoes." -John Doyle, Toronto Globe & Mail