Florida International University has unveiled a 12-fan Wall of Wind, which is capable of simulating Category 5 hurricane winds up to 157 miles per hour. There is 700 horsepower behind each six-foot tall fan. The structure was created to better understand wind power during a major hurricane and help create buildings that can withstand the devastation.
Nina Sen is a frequent contributor to Live Science’s Life’s Little Mysteries series: an exploration and explanation of our world’s phenomena, both natural and man-made. She also writes astronomy photo stories for Live Science's sister site Space.com.