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DISASTERS
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THE SCIENCE BEHIND THE WORST NATURAL AND MAN-MADE DISASTERS

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The Science Behind The WorST naTural and Man-Made diSaSTerS


The Science Behind The WorST naTural and Man-Made diSaSTerS

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Contents
Contents
Tracking
the Killer Waves

pages 18-21
& 24,
August Waves
1983
Tracking
the
Killer
pages 18-21 & 24, August 1983
Disaster on I-95
pages 14-15,
18-20 & 22,
Disaster
onSeptember
I-95 1983
pages 14-15, 18-20 & 22, September 1983
What Destroyed Challenger?
pages 40-47, April
1986
What Destroyed
Challenger?
pages 40-47, April 1986
What We Learned About Tall Buildings From the World Trade Center Collapse
pages 68-75, October
What We Learned About Tall Buildings
From2002
the World Trade Center Collapse
pages 68-75, October 2002
The Next Katrina
pageNext
41, August
2006
The
Katrina
page 41, August 2006
Chernobyl Revisited
pages 68-75, June
2007
Chernobyl
Revisited
pages 68-75, June 2007
Funnel Vision
pages 34-39, Vision
May 2009
Funnel
pages 34-39, May 2009
20 Things You Didnt Know About Space Disasters
page Know
18, April 2006
20 Things You Didnt
About Space Disasters
page 18, April 2006

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