A gutted home stands in in the Punta Diamante area of Ponce, Puerto Rico, on Sept. 21, a day after the passing of Hurricane Maria.
A gutted home stands in in the Punta Diamante area of Ponce, Puerto Rico, on Sept. 21, a day after the passing of Hurricane Maria. Jorge A. Ramirez Portela AP
A gutted home stands in in the Punta Diamante area of Ponce, Puerto Rico, on Sept. 21, a day after the passing of Hurricane Maria. Jorge A. Ramirez Portela AP

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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.