When Weather (and Science) Goes Bad They Day after tomorrow

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When Weather (and Science) Goes Bad

by Seth Shostak Senior Astronomer at the Seti Institute

Let’s face it; a lot of the population west of the Hudson River figures that New York has it coming. And in the latest Hollywood disaster film, The Day after tomorrow , the Big Apple really takes it on the chin. In a matter of days, the city is converted into an open-air meat locker, as Mother Earth demands payback for decades of environmental abuse.

First, a Noachian rainstorm floods the subways, stalls traffic, and sends residents scrambling up the stairs. Then a tidal wave roars through the city like freshly squeezed Godzilla. The audience shovels popcorn as New York takes a briny bath; but maybe it isn’t so bad – Gotham could probably use a scouring.

When Weather (and Science) Goes Bad

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