A New Additional Energy Source for Tornadoes
American Journal of Astronomy and Astrophysics
Volume 2, Issue 6-1, December 2014, Pages: 32-39
Received: Nov. 4, 2014; Accepted: Nov. 6, 2014; Published: Nov. 10, 2014
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Francesco Meneguzzo, National Research Council – Institute of Biometeorology, 8, Via G. Caproni, I-50145Firenze, Italy
Yuriy Alexeevich Baurov, Closed Joint Stock Company Research Institute of Cosmic Physics, 141070, Moscow Region, Pionerskaya, 4, Korolyov, Russia; Hotwater Srl, Via Gioberti, 15, I-56024 San Miniato (PI), Italy
Lorenzo Albanese, National Research Council – Institute of Biometeorology, 8, Via G. Caproni, I-50145Firenze, Italy
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Abstract
Following earlier research aimed at detecting evidence of a connection between selected very powerful tornadoes and the global anisotropy of the physical space representing the foundation of the theory of byuons, allegedly realized by means of a positive feedback between the tornado updraft and the cosmological vector representing the global anisotropy, this article extends the analysis to a much larger database of tornadic events occurring in the continental U.S. in order to detect the fingerprint of the new proposed physical processes on the overall statistics. While the theoretical foundations of the onset and development of tornadoes are well established, some work remains to be done with particular reference to the upper tail of the energy distribution of tornadoes, where the energy developed by a single event can be as huge as 1016 J, or the equivalent of 2 Mton of TNT. In this range, additional mechanisms of energy supply in the process of development of a tornado are proposed and their fingerprint on the overall statistics are looked for. Although further analyses over different geographical areas, especially in the southern hemisphere, would be needed in order to provide a really conclusive proof, convincing evidence accumulates and points to the reality of the new proposed physical processes.
Keywords
Tornado, Fujita Scale, Theory of Byuons, New Energy, Global Anisotropy of the Physical Space
To cite this article
Francesco Meneguzzo, Yuriy Alexeevich Baurov, Lorenzo Albanese, A New Additional Energy Source for Tornadoes, American Journal of Astronomy and Astrophysics. Special Issue: Global Anisotropy, Theory of Byuon, New Force, New Power System, Propulsion, Space Flights. Vol. 2, No. 6-1, 2014, pp. 32-39. doi: 10.11648/j.ajaa.s.2014020601.15
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