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August 1, 2012

 

day and night of a street photographed

Why Are Nights More Calm Compared To The Day?

More often than not, the wind dies down at night after a blustery day. Where does the wind go? Why are nights generally more calm than days?

June 11, 2007

 

The New York City Skyline at night.

Rocking Skyscrapers… How Safe Are They?

Have you ever been at the top of a tall skyscraper and felt the building sway? Exactly how safe are the white collars workers of big city life?

June 11, 2007

 

view from street, hancock building

Why Windy Cities Don’t Fall Down

Wind grows stronger the higher you go, so how do skyscrapers stand up to the challenge?

March 31, 2005

 

How Cold Does It Feel?

What is the difference between the actual temperature outside and a temperature based on the wind-chill temperature index. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

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