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Weather Modification

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Weather Modification

Weather Modification

Weather Modification

Only Available in Archive Formats.

Guests: BERNARD EASTLUND President of Eastlund Scientific Enterprises Corporation San Diego, California KERRY EMANUE Professor, Atmospheric Science Massachussetts Institute of Technology Cambridge, Massachusetts ROELOF BRUINTJES Scientist of Mesoscale and Microscale Meteorology National Center for Atmospheric Research Boulder, Colorado CHARLES DOSWELL Senior Research Scientist, Cooperative Institute for Mesoscale Meteorological Studies University of Oklahoma Norman, Oklahoma More than one thousand tornadoes rip across the U.S. each year, killing nearly one hundred people. But what if scientists could zap them from outer space before they bent a single tree or snuff out hurricanes before they hit land? In this hour, we'll talk with scientists working to make weather modification happen.

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