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Trees in the Wind

Can you Imagine a world without wind? I know for myself wind is not one of my favorite things. It blows hairstyle out, umbrellas down, and causes chaos at a picnic, just to name a few discomforts of the unseen force.  But wind is an important element in our world. Would you expect trees to fall over with no wind? That is exactly what happened in a three-acre glass dome in the Arizona desert. Trees growing in a huge windless bubble called a biosphere grew faster than normal until they suddenly started collapsing under their own weight. The project researchers finally came up with theRead More →