Iíve always had a fascination with whirlpools and tornadoes.
In October 2002, I finally realized that I had to build a tornado generator.
The result is pictured below (the tornado is about 5 feet tall).
I found the tornado generator to be very beautiful and fascinating.
Shortly after building it, I realized that I couldnít stop there.
During the week before winter break,
I definitely spent more time thinking about the next tornado generator than I did thinking about classes/finals.
In the process, I actually learned a lot about the physics of tornadoes and how they form in nature.
Ok, thatís enough talk for now.
With the much-appreciated help of two friends over winter break, I completed the next version (note: next, not last ;)), here are some pictures:
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