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New Tech Enables Weather When You Want It

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

"Cloud seeding," a decades-old method of pumping silver iodide overhead to encourage rainfall, is on the rise as rainfall declines. And scientists can finally say with confidence that it works.

 

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Selected Shorts

Selected Shorts: Complicated Relationships

Friday, March 28, 2014

Marriages, love affairs, and other complicated relationships in four stories by Sherman Alexie, Kate Chopin, and Joe Meno, hosted by Jane Curtin. 

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Selected Shorts

My Wife is a Cloud

Friday, March 28, 2014

This reading by Kirsten Vangsness of Joe Meno’s whimsical love story “People are Becoming Clouds” is part of the SELECTED SHORTS program “Complicated Relationships,” hosted by Jane Curtin.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Cloud Seeding

Thursday, October 03, 2013

Writer Ginger Strand explains cloud-seeding, the process of spraying silver iodide into clouds to make it rain. Her article “Silver-Lining Playbook” appears in the Fall 2013 edition of On Earth magazine. She's joined by Jeff Tilley, Desert Research Institute’s director of weather modification.

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Radiolab

Just Like Van Gogh, Ocean Waves Paint Clouds In The Sky

Friday, July 19, 2013

Vincent van Gogh painted rolling, tumbling air in the sky. He used paint and a brush. Ocean waves are also Van Goghs when they crash onto beaches. They paint the sky with salt.

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Selected Shorts

Selected Shorts: Complicated Relationships

Sunday, June 16, 2013

Guest host Jane Curtin presents stories about love and marriage by Sherman Alexie, Joe Meno and Kate Chopin. 

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