Solar generators like this one are being shipped to community centers in storm-ravaged Puerto Rico by a group of islanders in the mainland United States.
Solar generators like this one are being shipped to community centers in storm-ravaged Puerto Rico by a group of islanders in the mainland United States. Courtesy Walter Meyer
Solar generators like this one are being shipped to community centers in storm-ravaged Puerto Rico by a group of islanders in the mainland United States. Courtesy Walter Meyer

They’re giving Puerto Ricans power in a dark time. Solar panels to the rescue

October 04, 2017 07:00 AM

UPDATED October 04, 2017 12:51 PM

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  • Special tank allows scientists to churn up category 5 hurricane force storms

    Model beach houses take a beating as scientists at the University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Science crank up a one-of-a-kind hurricane simulation tank at the school. Scientist Ben Kirtman, the Director of the Cooperative Institute of Marine & Atmospheric Studies explains how creating Cat 5 force winds and waves in the giant tank help with making predications and future forecasts that help save lives.