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REVEALED: Surprising Physics Of Sandstorms

| Kelly Servick | Posted 08.12.2013 | Science

Midair collisions of sand particles can double the strength of a sandstorm, according to new computer simulations. The work—among the first analyses...

Time to Abandon the "Post-Apocalyptic Unlivable Hellscape" That Is Beijing?

John Wagner Givens | Posted 04.02.2013 | World
John Wagner Givens

Considering that Beijing's plans for addressing the record levels of air pollution, 45 times the recommended safety levels, were greeted with little enthusiasm, this blogger would like to offer another one: time to abandon Beijing.

WATCH: MASSIVE Sandstorm Blocks Out The Sun For 4 Hours

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

While filming the migrations of desert elephants in Mali, Africa, Bob Poole was thrust in the middle of one of Mother Nature's most incredible phenome...

Sandstorm In Middle East May Be Largest In Modern History (PHOTO FROM SPACE)

Huffington Post | Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

In what is said to be the worst in recent memory, a massive week-long sandstorm descended on Iraq last week, sending hundreds of people to the hospita...