Iraq War veteran Antoine Cooper, left, and his two boys arrive at the Masjid Al-Ansar mosque in Miami, Fla., which is giving food to residents of Liberty City effected by Hurricane Irma.
Iraq War veteran Antoine Cooper, left, and his two boys arrive at the Masjid Al-Ansar mosque in Miami, Fla., which is giving food to residents of Liberty City effected by Hurricane Irma. Zak Bennett For the Miami Herald
Iraq War veteran Antoine Cooper, left, and his two boys arrive at the Masjid Al-Ansar mosque in Miami, Fla., which is giving food to residents of Liberty City effected by Hurricane Irma. Zak Bennett For the Miami Herald

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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.