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Science on a Sphere in Norman gives a worldwide perspective on weather

The National Weather Festival is Nov. 3 at the National Weather Center in Norman, Oklahoma, which features the Science on a Sphere exhibit.

BY BRYAN PAINTER Modified: October 19, 2012 at 11:35 pm •  Published: October 21, 2012

NORMAN — Daphne Thompson can have her feet on the earth and yet be looking up at it all at once.

That’s because she’s standing in the atrium of the National Weather Center, looking up at the Science on a Sphere, a 6-foot-diameter hollow fiberglass sphere that most of the time looks like the view of the earth from space.

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