From the St. Helen’s eruption to havoc caused by a tornado, these clips capture just how terrifying natural disasters are.
Video Timeline: 0:00 – Intro to 10 Frightening Natural Disaster Videos 0:23 – Footage of the 1980 Mt. Saint Helens Eruption 4:06 – This Brave Student Captured the Mt. Saint Helens Blast 6:09 – Why the 1989 San Francisco Quake Was So Disastrous 10:08 – Chilling Footage of the 1989 Cypress Freeway Collapse 12:56 – The Most Powerful Tornado Recorded on Earth 16:36 – This Family Hid from a 300 MPH Tornado in a Water Pipe 19:50 – This Couple Filmed the Everest Avalanche Coming at Them 21:56 – Footage of the Alarming Moments Just Before the Everest Avalanche 24:56 – The Damage a Twister Can Do in 15 Minutes is Horrifying 28:00 – The 1974 Double Twister That Hit Alabama
Nature looks at: Keeping electronics from overheating, Covid-19 changes, and how to include minority populations in genetic analyses.
In this episode:
00:46 Cool computers
Keeping components cool is a major hurdle when it comes to increasing electronic power. This week, we find out about a new way to integrate tiny microfluidic channels directly into circuits, to help keep them cool. Research Article: van Erp et al.
By comparing coronavirus genomes taken from people around the world, researchers are getting an idea of how SARS-CoV-2 is changing as it spreads. We discuss a particular genetic mutation that rapidly became dominant early in the pandemic, and the effect it may have had on the outbreak. News: The coronavirus is mutating — does it matter?