Tornadoes and the Global Anisotropy of the Physical Space
American Journal of Modern Physics
Volume 3, Issue 2, March 2014, Pages: 93-112
Received: Mar. 18, 2014; Accepted: Apr. 8, 2014; Published: Apr. 10, 2014
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Yuriy Alexeevich Baurov, Closed Joint Stock Company Research Institute of Cosmic Physics, Moscow Region, Korolyov, Pionerskaya, Russia ; Present address: Hotwater Srl, San Miniato (PI), Via Gioberti, Italy
Igor Fedorovich Malov, Pushchino Radio Astronomy Observatory, P.N.Lebedev Physical Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow Region, Pushchino, Russia
Francesco Meneguzzo, Institute of Biometeorology, National Research Council, Firenze, Via Caproni, Italy
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Whereas the basic physical mechanisms leading to the onset and evolution of tornadoes have been well established, some progress can still be useful to identify the conditions supporting the development of a tornado towards a violent or catastrophic stage, as well as possible specific and observable events triggering the onset of a tornado in a generally favorable atmospheric environment. On the basis of an assumed global anisotropy of the physical spaceand the associated non-gauge byuon theory, an additional mechanism of energy accumulation in the process of development of a tornado to its mature stage is proposedand its consistency is checked against a dataset of individual tornadoes as well as of tornado outbreaks. The results point to a significant link between the angle formed by the cosmological vector potentialrepresenting the global anisotropy of the physical space and the surface tangent to the local Earth’s surface and the occurrence of the most energetic tornadoes; as a consequence, such tornadoes are shown to occur only at specific times of the day depending on latitude, longitude and day of the year. Moreover, a further additional mechanism is proposed for the early origin of a tornado, on the basis of the interaction of a large peak current lightning discharge with the cosmological vector potential introduced by the byuon theory. It is shown how, in the framework of the proposed theory, a fraction of the energy of a tornado at its onset stage can originate from the self-energy associated with the formation of the physical space of elementary particles located along the lightning discharge. The verification of the proposed mechanism for the onset of tornadoes is delayed to later time when suitable data sets will be available.
Tornado, Fujita scale, Anisotropy of the physical space, Byuon theory, Lightning
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Yuriy Alexeevich Baurov, Igor Fedorovich Malov, Francesco Meneguzzo, Tornadoes and the Global Anisotropy of the Physical Space, American Journal of Modern Physics. Vol. 3, No. 2, 2014, pp. 93-112. doi: 10.11648/j.ajmp.20140302.19
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