Paper Boys

Episode 12

Does cloud seeding work?

A simple technique lets scientists alter the weather.

What does a phytoplankton virus have to do with the annual snowfall at a ski resort? It turns out they’re more related than you think! James brings in two papers on cloud seeding that explore the ways scientists have been changing the weather since the 1940s.

Check out the Science Mag article here, the Cell paper about phytoplankton here, and cloud seeing paper in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences here.

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