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The Mystery of the Crashing Plane and the A-Bomb: An Excerpt from Weather's Greatest Mysteries Solved!

After experiencing ten thousand years of weather, one would think that the people of modern civilization would have achieved a fundamentally complete knowledge of all types of weather. We wouldn’t still be discovering any new types of weather, right? And, in any case, our own horrific weapons of mass destruction—nuclear bombs, for instance—couldn’t possibly give us any clues about any such undiscovered weather?

Enter our next weather detective, the renowned meteorologist Dr. Ted Fujita.

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