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Hurricane's Perfect Timing Brings A Scientific Bonanza

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August 4, 1998
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In October 1996, Hurricane Lili was a killer in Central America. In Cuba, it destroyed homes and cane crops. But at its final landfall, among the small islands of the central Bahamas, the great storm was a stroke of extraordinary fortune for three American scientists -- a catastrophe that created in hours the natural conditions they had speculated about for 20 years.

In October 1996, Hurricane Lili was a killer in Central America. In Cuba, it destroyed homes and cane crops. But at its final landfall, among the small islands of the central Bahamas, the great storm was a stroke of extraordinary fortune for three American scientists -- a catastrophe that created in hours the natural conditions they had speculated about for 20 years.


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