In this episode, the Book of Nature guys tackle a movie that gave audiences nightmarish (yet comical) visions of flying cows – and gave birth in subsequent years to films starring whirlwinds full of sharks, ice, and bits of metal.  That movie, dear listeners, is 1996’s Twister, starring Bill Paxton and Helen Hunt.  In our discussion, we cover the background of the film itself, its special effects, and its scientific good deeds and misdeeds.  Enjoy!  (and click here to listen)

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