Sam Harry Tsunami Surfing and the Giant Snot


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When tsunamis occur they cause significant damage to coastal infrastructure and the surrounding natural environment. Sam Harry’s research in Civil Engineering is filled with bizarre scientific instruments and massive contraptions in an effort to bring large natural events into the laboratory setting. “There’s only a couple like it in the world, so it’s pretty unique”. Unique may be an understatement when describing what may be the largest centrifuge in North America. And what about lazers in a wave lab? Hosted by Kayla Delventhal and Heather Forsythe Please find us on social media! Twitter: facebook: Blog: Radio Station: Host University: This show was founded in 2012 by Joey Hulbert and Zhian Kamvar. It has been made possible by all the current and former hosts of the show, Orange Media Network, the KBVR-FM students and staff, and of course the amazing graduate students at Oregon State University.

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