Hurricane Igor's Monstrous Appearance

By Chris Mooney | September 13, 2010 6:07 pm

Courtesy of Jeff Masters, here’s a powerful image of Igor at what may be its maximum strength, just shy of Category 5:

Igor Peak Intensity?

No apparent threat here to the U.S.–just a thing of sublime beauty over open water.

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Chris is a science and political journalist and commentator and the author of three books, including the New York Times bestselling The Republican War on Science--dubbed "a landmark in contemporary political reporting" by Salon.com and a "well-researched, closely argued and amply referenced indictment of the right wing's assault on science and scientists" by Scientific American--Storm World, and Unscientific America: How Scientific Illiteracy Threatens Our Future, co-authored by Sheril Kirshenbaum. They also write "The Intersection" blog together for Discover blogs. For a longer bio and contact information, see here.

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