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    Engineers: What would it take to make a vortex on the field?

    I see that dry ice the players run through out on to the field - What would it take to turn that into a vortex?

    Anyone have experience w/ the tornado machine in Howe Hall?

    I'm just curious. Discuss...



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    Re: Engineers: What would it take to make a vortex on the field?

    ...wind?



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    Re: Engineers: What would it take to make a vortex on the field?

    Quote Originally Posted by madcityCY View Post
    I see that dry ice the players run through out on to the field - What would it take to turn that into a vortex?

    Anyone have experience w/ the tornado machine in Howe Hall?

    I'm just curious. Discuss...
    It's easy. We did it at the beginning of the ISU vs CU game once. I'm not sure why they never did it again.


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    Re: Engineers: What would it take to make a vortex on the field?

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JfmZsIwCwQw]YouTube - Make a tornado with dry ice[/ame]




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    Re: Engineers: What would it take to make a vortex on the field?

    Quote Originally Posted by madcityCY View Post
    I see that dry ice the players run through out on to the field - What would it take to turn that into a vortex?

    Anyone have experience w/ the tornado machine in Howe Hall?

    I'm just curious. Discuss...
    I have thought about this too. It would be awesome if the team ran out of some sort of vortex! I also thought at night, adding some laser effects onto the vortex as well. Now, that would be BA!


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    Re: Engineers: What would it take to make a vortex on the field?

    Quote Originally Posted by madcityCY View Post
    I see that dry ice the players run through out on to the field - What would it take to turn that into a vortex?

    Anyone have experience w/ the tornado machine in Howe Hall?

    I'm just curious. Discuss...
    Tornado machine in Howe??? Where's that?



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    Re: Engineers: What would it take to make a vortex on the field?

    It would take me getting a payment of 1 million dollars. And then I'll tell you.


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    Re: Engineers: What would it take to make a vortex on the field?

    Quote Originally Posted by isuaggie View Post
    I have a feeling that kid is going to be a smart one....



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    Re: Engineers: What would it take to make a vortex on the field?

    Quote Originally Posted by madcityCY View Post
    I see that dry ice the players run through out on to the field - What would it take to turn that into a vortex?

    Anyone have experience w/ the tornado machine in Howe Hall?

    I'm just curious. Discuss...
    after that, can we put a pirate ship in our endzone? Oh, Tampa Bay already did that? Something else then, equally lame.


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    Re: Engineers: What would it take to make a vortex on the field?

    Quote Originally Posted by isuaggie View Post
    That's pretty cool!



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    Re: Engineers: What would it take to make a vortex on the field?

    It would be cool but not possible



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    Re: Engineers: What would it take to make a vortex on the field?

    Quote Originally Posted by DollaDollaBill View Post
    Tornado machine in Howe??? Where's that?
    It's in the back of the building. - big high-bay space.

    Iowa State tornado lab on CNN | www.news.iastate.edu

    http://www.news.iastate.edu/news/2010/apr/ScienceStorms



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    Re: Engineers: What would it take to make a vortex on the field?

    This gets brought up all the time... PEOPLE IT WILL NEVER HAPPEN. NOT FEASIBLE. HOW LAME, ESPECIALLY WITH A LASER SHOW?

    Some of you could make a great consultant for lame minor league baseball promotions.



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    Re: Engineers: What would it take to make a vortex on the field?

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lCWIc9i8aX8]YouTube - Iowa State University's Tornado/Microburst Simulator[/ame]



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    Re: Engineers: What would it take to make a vortex on the field?

    Quote Originally Posted by bellzisu View Post
    This gets brought up all the time... PEOPLE IT WILL NEVER HAPPEN. NOT FEASIBLE. HOW LAME, ESPECIALLY WITH A LASER SHOW?

    Some of you could make a great consultant for lame minor league baseball promotions.
    I'm not asking if it WILL HAPPEN, or if YOU THINK its lame.

    I'm asking anyone who has specific knowledge of the simulators if its POSSIBLE.

    so bite me...



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