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The Quest for Smarter Dust

Author:  Adam Zhang
The 1996 film Twister follows a group of storm chasers who are designing a revolutionary device to understand tornadoes and create more advanced warning systems. This device would release hundreds of small sensors into the heart of a tornado, collecting structural data from within these natural phenomena. Of course, the movie’s plot is fictitious, but what if such a revolutionary device was actually designed?