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    From Aerielle Louise ;-) Mn.Talk Radio Network 8/2/01 ... http://news.bbc.co.uk/hi/english/sci/tech/newsid_1469000/1469489.stm ... powder ... even ... world
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      From Aerielle Louise ;-)
      Mn.Talk Radio Network
      8/2/01


      > 1 August, 2001, 21:56 GMT 22:56 UK
      >
      >
      http://news.bbc.co.uk/hi/english/sci/tech/newsid_1469000/1469489.stm

      >
      > US pioneers "weather control powder"
      >
      > A company in the United States says it has invented a
      powder
      > which can be used to remove clouds from the sky and
      even
      > stop the development of hurricanes.
      >
      > They say the new product could help many areas of the
      world
      > which are subject to extreme weather conditions.
      >
      > The Florida based company, Dyn-o-mat, used a military

      > aircraft to drop four tonnes of its powder onto a
      developing
      > storm cloud.
      >
      > The cloud disappeared from radar screens which were
      > monitoring the experiment.
      >
      > Officials from the company, which produces materials
      to
      > absorb pollutants such as oil and acids, say they
      used a
      > specially developed powder which absorbs large
      quantities of
      > water.
      >
      > The water is then turned into a gel before falling
      out of
      > the sky.
      >
      > 'Completely safe'
      >
      > The company says the gel is completely safe,
      bio-degradable,
      > and breaks down in seawater - though they refuse to
      say
      > exactly what is in it.
      >
      > Among the applications which they envisage for the
      powder
      > are not only clearing away clouds before sports
      fixtures,
      > but also stopping hurricanes.
      >
      > They believe that a tightly controlled jet of the
      powder
      > aimed at the hurricane would cut it into smaller
      pieces,
      > making it far less threatening.
      >
      > The US government has already expressed interest in
      the new
      > product, and the company says it could be useful
      worldwide.
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