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Remember this man-made tornado from a few days ago -- located in the Mercedes-Benz museum? Well, our friends over at OhGizmo managed to snag a video of it in action. Continue reading to watch.

To create the tornado seen in these photos, carbon dioxide vapor was used instead of smoke, and it takes 144 separate jets about 7 minutes to get the 28 tons of air moving fast enough to form a funnel. When it does, a low-pressure column in the center of the tornado effectively sucks in any smoke and carries it up to vents in the roof allowing it to escape
[via OhGizmo]










This entry was posted on 10/21/2007 04:41am and is filed under Science, Video .
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