Tech-laden Storm Chasers Fly Headlong Into Hurricane Ike with a Smurf…

First off, I hope everyone who stayed behind in the path of Hurricane Ike is OK this morning. Second, we know what we knew about Ike due in part to the guys, gals and tech shown in these storm chaser photographs » 9/13/08 9:10am 9/13/08 9:10am. The photo above shows a "Smurf," or the Stepped-Frequency Microwave Radiometer, which has adorned the wings…