For more than two agonizing minutes the clinched behemoths pummeled
Brian struck the dog on its back so hard with a pogo stick that the stick bent, while Jessica, armed with a golf club, also pummeled
But in the previous year, a super-typhoon pummeled
the area and produced a flood in which the river's flow rate peaked at about 65 times normal.
When Hurricanes Dennis, Floyd, and Irene pummeled
North Carolina in the fall of 1999, they delivered a three-punch combination that for years to come may disturb coastal ecosystems there and disrupt fishing in the Atlantic Ocean.
The results of that work suggested that a huge number of asteroid or comet fragments had pummeled
the moon's crust roughly 3.9 billion years ago.
Asteroids and comets have pummeled
the inner solar system since its infancy, but most places haven't retained a good record of the bombardment.
Notes Jerry Jarrell, deputy director of the National Hurricane Center in Miami, it's also the first model "with some skill" at offering 3-day forecasts of a hurricane's intensity--or wind speeds--and the area to be pummeled
by damaging winds (both depicted above).
Minutes after the Northridge earthquake rattled Los Angeles last January, atmospheric waves from the tremor pummeled
Earth's ionosphere at the edge of space, satellite measurements reveal.
More than 7 weeks after Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 pummeled
Jupiter, the bruises remain.